Peanut Butter Cookies

This is another classic cookie recipe in our sweets collection. Its simple ingredients, easy preparation, and delicious taste make it a great snack to have around the house.

STEP ONE – Preparations

  1. Take a stick of unsalted butter out of the refrigerator to soften.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350°F with 2 oven racks in the middle.
  3. Lightly spray 2 large baking sheets with canola spray.
  4. Get out a medium mixing bowl and a stand mixer.
  5. Set up 2 cooling racks.

STEP TWO – Make the Batter


1 stick unsalted butter
½ cup white sugar
½ cup brown sugar
¾ cup peanut butter
1 egg
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon fine sea salt


  1. In the mixer, beat the butter and sugars for 3 minutes until light and fluffy.
  2. Add the peanut butter, egg, and vanilla and mix until well incorporated.
  3. In the medium bowl, mix together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the mixer and combine by hand.

STEP THREE – Assemble and Bake

  1. Drop 20 tablespoons of cookie batter onto the prepared baking sheets and press down with the back of a fork in a crisscross pattern.
  2. Sprinkle a little raw sugar on top.
  3. Bake for 5 minutes.
  4. Switch the position of the sheets in the oven and bake for another 5 minutes until the cookies are lightly browned around the edges.
  5. Let the cookies cool on the baking sheets for a few minutes before transferring them to the racks to finish cooling.

Recommended Serving Size: 2 cookies

Exchanges per Serving: 1 starch, 1 fat

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