Homemade Crispy Peanut Butter Cookies

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Jun. 17, 2010

You can't buy good cookies! You have to make them yourself, and they are so easy. Here is our interpretation of the classic peanut butter cookie - so simple, and you don't have to roll the dough and get perfect rounds... no-one will worry what the look like after they get a taste of this great cookie recipe.


Sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Brown sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Butter 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Egg 1 Medium
Peanut butter 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Pastry flour/All purpose flour 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Baking soda 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Vanilla extract 1/2 Teaspoon



1)Preheat the oven to 350°F.


2) In a bowl, cream the butter and sugars together with a hand blender.

3) Then add the egg and vanilla extract,followed by peanut butter and blend well.

4) In another bowl, combine the dry ingredients together.

5) Then gradually combine the dry mixture with the peanut butter mixture; mix thoroughly.

6) Drop spoonful of the dough mixture on a baking sheet and flatten with back of a fork and make a cris- cross pattern.

7) Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes.

8) Remove and place on rack to cool.


9) Serve the peanut butter cookies or store in an airtight container until needed.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 3033Calories from Fat 1405

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 162 g249.2%

Saturated Fat 71 g355%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1856 mg77.33%

Total Carbohydrates 365 g121.7%

Dietary Fiber 24 g96%

Sugars 209 g

Protein 58 g116%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet