Peanut Butter Cookies
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1 large egg, room temperature, beaten
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup creamy peanut butter
- In a large bowl, mix all ingredients. Scoop level tablespoonfuls and roll into balls. Place on ungreased baking sheets and flatten with a fork.
- Bake at 350° until set, about 18 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.
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Nutrition Facts1 cookie: 99 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 48mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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Jan 17, 2019
These cookies are really good and SO easy to make! Added them to my Christmas Cookie trays and they were a huge hit. Next time I'll double the batch! A great recipe to have all year round because you can throw them together at a moment's notice. And I always have the ingredients on hand! Baked them for around 15 minutes and they were perfect.
Nov 12, 2018
I bake them for my club meetings and the are a big hit and I got moved to club CHEF!
Nov 4, 2018
I've made these for years. Sometimes I use crunchy peanut butter and sometimes I add mini chocolate chips. To those giving only one star because you burnt your cookies, perhaps your ovens cook hot. Also because of the amount of sugar, these should be watched for fast browning. I bake this recipe about 12-15 minutes in my oven.
Nov 3, 2018
My husband's grandma made this for all the kids and know I make it just for us .the easiest recipe I have
Oct 30, 2018
This recipe is a joke! I tried making these twice and both batches burned! The first time I made as directed but set the timer for 15 minutes as opposed to 18 and they were burnt within 7 minutes so I tried again. Same thing happened only I set the timer to 5 minutes and took them out at 4 minutes and the bottoms were again burnt! I cook and bake every day and I've NEVER had an issue like this before. Extremely disappointing not to mention annoying as heck.
Nov 14, 2017
The recipe is super easy but peanut butter cookies should taste like pillows of peanut butter. These taste like cooked or burnt sugar with the after taste of peanut butter.
Jun 12, 2017
These were so simple and tasted great. My family would prefer them a little less sweet so I will cut down on the sugar next time and definitely only bake 8-10 min. and not the full 18 min. As others suggested we too prefer the traditional peanut butter cookies made with flour, but these are wonderful when time is short.
Jun 11, 2017
This recipe is so quick and easy to prepare! Although we prefer the taste of "traditional" peanut butter cookies, when I'm in a hurry, this is the recipe I reach for. My family has always enjoyed them!
Aug 18, 2016
Just okay - I love how easily these go together but the dough is really greasy feeling due to the peanut butter and they basically spread out to a very thin cookie while baking -- yes they are tasty and were a hit but in no way did they look like the picture. I even tried chilling part of the dough so that they wouldn't spread so much but it didn't help. I baked them on parchment paper too.
Jul 28, 2016
I followed Jnc41 advice. These cookies were easy and delicious! The key is to make them small. They will get larger as they bake. They are very fragile.