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Easy Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

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With only four ingredients, these cookies couldn't be easier for our son, Jacob, to help whip up. He thinks it's fun helping prepare meals and snacks.—Valerie Ellsworth, Belvidere, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 198 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 105 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream peanut butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 4 minutes. Beat in egg and vanilla.
  2. Shape level tablespoonfuls into balls. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets; flatten with a fork. Bake at 350° for 16-18 minutes or until set. Cool for 5 minutes; remove to wire racks. Yield: about 2 dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe does not use flour.
Originally published as Easy Peanut Butter Cookies in Taste of Home February/March 1999, p15

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 198 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 105 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

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Reviewed Jul. 19, 2015

"Seems easy... I'll find out in 30 mins!"

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Reviewed Jul. 17, 2015

"I am makingmaking these now on 07-17-2015 I seen it on Facebook page and had to try here at 2:18am what am I thinking better be good."

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Reviewed Apr. 6, 2015

"Best peanut butter cookie I have ever made! My daughter made them for a 4-H baking contest and won!"

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Reviewed May. 10, 2014

"Quick,easy,good!!"

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Reviewed Feb. 25, 2014

"This is a good basic recipe. I took it to another level with super chunky peanut butter and Biscoff's european cookie spread. I doubled the recipe and used 1 1/4 cup super chunky peanut butter and 3/4 cup Biscoff spread. It is divine!"

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