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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 132 kcal


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


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

Recipe Notes

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.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Peanut Butter Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 132 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 14mg5%
Sodium 104mg4%
Potassium 145mg4%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 20IU0%
Calcium 11mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.