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Recipe: homemade peanut butter cookies


Is there anything better than the sweet smell of cookies baking flooding your house?

We don’t think so!

Soft and chewy on the inside, crispy on the outside, our classic peanut butter cookies are SO good and so easy to make that you won’t buy store-bought again!

A real crowd pleaser and the kids LOVE them.

Peanut butter cookies 10 | Recipe: homemade peanut butter cookies

Double batch and freeze the cookie dough in portions so you can enjoy homemade cookies whenever you get the craving!

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

20 cookies


115g unsalted butter softened, 130g crunchy peanut butter, 100g granulated sugar, 110g light brown sugar packed, 155g plain flour, ¾ tsp baking soda, ½ tsp baking powder, ¼ tsp salt, 1 large Egg, and ½ tsp vanilla extract.


Using a stand mixer or handheld electric mixer, cream butter, peanut butter, granulated sugar, and light brown sugar together in a mixing bowl. Then add your egg and vanilla extract.

Peanut butter cookies 8 | Recipe: homemade peanut butter cookies

Then in a separate bowl, mix flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt together. Then add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until fluffy. Place the dough in the fridge for an hour

Scoop or roll the dough into balls, approx. 1- 1½ tablespoons large, and place them on your prepared baking sheet, around 2 inches apart. Flatten the balls until they are approx. 1½ inches thick. Bake until the cookies begin to brown, approx. 10 minutes

Remove from the oven and leave for a few minutes, then transfer the cookies to a cooling rack.

Enjoy your cookies!

For hints and tips to make the perfect cookies, check out https://www.splashoftaste.com/peanut-butter-cookies/


Calories: 151kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 119mg | Potassium: 69mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 155IU | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg

DisclaimerPlease note that nutrient values are estimates only. Variations can occur due to product availability and manner of food preparation. Nutrition may vary based on methods of origin, preparation, freshness of ingredients, and other factors.

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