Peanut Butter Cookies Easy Recipe

Peanut Butter Cookies Easy Recipe

If you like peanuts you are going to absolutely love this peanut butter cookies recipe.  They are soft and chewy but also have a nice crunch to them.  In my opinion one of the best cookies out there.


Delicious Peanut Butter Cookies Easy Recipe

peanut butter cookies recipe

These yummy crunchy peanut butter cookies make a great little snack.

  • Author: Lemon Dayes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 22 minutes
  • Yield: 36 1x


Cookie dough

  • 370g all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cornflour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 200g butter softened
  • 215g granulated sugar
  • 215g soft brown sugar
  • 320g peanut butter
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract 
  • 2 large eggs
  • sugar for rolling the cookie balls in before baking.



  1. Preheat oven to 180°C
  2. Line a baking sheet with greaseproof paper
  3. Mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cornflour and salt in a large mixing bowl.
  4. Beat together the softened butter and sugars until light and fluffy.
  5. Mix in peanut butter until it is nice and smooth.
  6. Add eggs and vanilla essence ( eggs one at a time, scraping the bowl down after each one ).
  7. Slowly add dry ingredients until mix is smooth, being careful not to over-mix.
  8. Form the mix into equal round balls, roll each ball in granulated sugar and place on the prepared baking sheet. 
  9. Press each ball with a fork to flatten.  Make sure to give each cookie enough room to spread.
  10. Bake for 10-12 minutes, until the edges are a nice golden brown colour.
  11. Place cookies on a wire rack to cool.


You can freeze these peanut butter cookies for around 3 months.  Or keep in a sealed container for up 5 days.

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