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Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

Try this fail proof peanut butter recipe today! I've also included healthier alternatives
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Servings 12 cookies
Calories 132kcal


  • ¾ cup turbinado/raw sugar granulated sugar can be used as a substitution
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup creamy


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or non-stick spray.
  • In a medium sized mixing bowl combine the peanut butter and sugar.
  • Next stir in egg thoroughly.
  • Roll into even sized balls place on baking sheet.
  • At this time press each dough ball with a fork, giving them the classic peanut butter cookie look.
  • Bake for 9-12 minutes or done. Cookies will be soft but firm on the edges and lightly browned on the bottom.


Dough can be frozen into portion ahead of time for 2 months. Just place into oven at 350 degrees F and bake like normal. Store in an airtight container on counter for a 7-10 days.


Calories: 132kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 104mg | Potassium: 145mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg