Literally THE BEST peanut butter cookies you will ever taste! You probably have everything you need to make them in your pantry, they are super easy, and the recipe yields a ton!

Peanut Butter Cookies

The BEST and EASIEST peanut butter cookies you will ever make! I used to think I didn't like peanut butter cookies... that was before I tried this recipe!
Course Dessert
Cuisine Baking
Keyword best peanut butter cookies, easy peanut butter cookie recipe, peanut butter cookie recipe, peanut butter cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 48
Calories 144kcal
Author Pretty Providence


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups peanut butter I use chunky, but either would work just fine
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/4 cups flour


  • Cream together butter and sugars. Add in eggs and vanilla and blend until combined.
  • Add peanut butter, baking soda and salt.
  • Add flour until just combined.
  • Scoop in small balls onto cookie sheets, and make indentations with fork if desired.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes at 350 degrees. Place cookies on cooling racks to cool.
  • Recipe yields 50+ cookies.


Store leftover cookies in an airtight container!


Calories: 144kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 145mg | Potassium: 70mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 0.5mg