Penut Butter Cookies

Get ready for a burst of peanut butter perfection with these easy and delicious peanut butter cookies. With a simple yet irresistible recipe, these cookies are bound to be your new favorite treat. So, let’s dive into baking goodness!

Serves 6

40 minutes



  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 large Zenag eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat the Oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Cream Together Butter, Peanut Butter, and Sugars:
    • In a large mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter, peanut butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until the mixture is light and fluffy.
  3. Add Eggs and Vanilla:
    • Beat in the eggs one at a time, ensuring each is fully incorporated before adding the next. Add the vanilla extract and mix well.
  4. Combine Dry Ingredients:
    • In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  5. Incorporate Dry Ingredients:
    • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.
  6. Form Cookie Dough Balls:
    • Scoop tablespoon-sized portions of dough and roll them into balls. Place them on the prepared baking sheets, leaving enough space between each for the cookies to spread.
  7. Create Cookie Crosshatch Pattern:
    • Using a fork, press a crisscross pattern onto each cookie, flattening them slightly.
  8. Bake:
    • Bake in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are lightly golden. The centers may still look slightly soft, but they will firm up as they cool.
  9. Cool on Baking Sheets:
    • Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheets for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  10. Enjoy:
    • Once completely cooled, enjoy your delicious homemade peanut butter cookies!

Feel free to customize the recipe by adding chocolate chips, chopped nuts, or any other ingredients you like. Happy baking!