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The BEST Peanut Butter Cookies Ever

Best Peanut Butter Cookies Ever

I love to bake. Especially cookies. I almost love eating cookies as much as I love baking them. It just so happens that today is National Peanut Butter Cookie Day. To celebrate, I decided to share with you my favorite peanut butter cookie recipe. It is adapted from Alaska From Scratch, who adapted it from yet another website. Best Peanut Butter Cookies Ever!

When I went to start making the cookies, I realized that I was completely out of milk. I didn’t feel like waiting for my mom to get home with the groceries, so I ran up to McDonalds. It took forever! Good thing the cookies are worth it.

The Best Peanut Butter Cookies        The Best Peanut Butter Cookies


Last time I used sugar, it was when I was making something with my niece Ella. She decided to lick the sugar right from the bowl. Unfortunately, no bowl licking niece to help me today.

Best Peanut Butter Cookies Ever

Best Peanut Butter Cookie Ever


I may have eaten like ten bites of the sugar and butter mix.

Best Peanut Butter Cookies Ever


Mix in the peanut butter. It looks so delicious. Also, tastes delicious. Whoops. More gone.

The Best Peanut Butter Cookies Ever

Best Peanut Butter Cookies Ever


Five more bites gone.

Best Peanut Butter Cookies Ever Best Peanut Butter Cookies Ever


Look how delicious they look. It was so hard not to just eat all the dough.

Best Peanut Butter Cookies Ever

Yields about 3 dozen cookies, depending on size.

Dry Ingredients                                            Wet Ingredients

2c Flour                                                       1/2c Soft Butter

3/4t Baking Soda                                        1c Peanut Butter

1/2t Baking Powder                                     1 Egg

1/4t Salt                                                       1T Milk

1/2c Butter                                                   1t Vanilla

3/4c Sugar

1/2c Brown Sugar

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Either line cookie sheets with parchment paper or spray with cooking spray.

Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a small bowl.

In a big bowl, mix butter and sugars. Try to mix really well. About three minutes if you are using a mixer, five if by hand.

Add in peanut butter, mix well.

Mix in egg, milk, and vanilla. Don’t over stir, or else you will incorporate too much air into the egg.

Finally, add in the flour mixture. It shouldn’t be very running. If it is, add more flour.

Roll balls, about a half inch. In a small bowl, pour some sugar in for covering the balls. Roll dough balls in the sugar until they are covered.

Place balls on a cookie sheet, making sure to leave a bit of room as they spread.

Bake for about 11 minutes. They will look like of underdone. Let them sit on the pan for two minutes before removing them to a cooling rack.


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11 Responses

  1. These sound amazing! I wonder how much more they would flatten using real butter instead of margarine? Have you tried it?

  2. chelsea says:

    Yum! Headed up to the store in an hour and you have forced me to grab a couple things I need for them 🙂 thanks!

  3. Brea says:

    YUM! Bookmarking this for my son’s birthday next month!

  4. Anya Bellow says:

    Holy YUMM! I just got into baking not long ago because my grandmother loved it. I have to try these cookies

  5. Deepika says:

    These cookies look so good. Yumm.

  6. They definitely look like the best peanut butter cookies ever! Thanks for sharing the recipe 😀

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