Easy 5-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

Total Time
15 mins
10 mins

This recipe is from a 1999 Gourmet magazine that I've added to. It's a bit different than other PB cookie recipes here. These crispy and peanutty cookies never last long anywhere I've taken them.

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  1. Cream together peanut butter and sugar.
  2. Beat in remaining ingredients.
  3. Shape into quarter-sized balls. Place on greased cookie sheet and flatten with fork. (They spread.)
  4. Bake 10-11 minutes at 350 degrees.
  5. Cool 2 minutes before removing to cooling racks.
  6. Option: stir in 1/2 cup finely crushed unsalted peanuts to dough before baking. Makes 4 dozen.
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5 5

and they won't last long around here either!! DH says they are the best peanut butter cookies he has ever had, loves'em!! So easy too. The only complaint I have is that I don't know how you would get 48 cookies from it , I only got 28 and they were not particulary big. Next time I will double the batch. They are very very good!! thanks for posting.

5 5

10 stars !!!

5 5

These cookies are fabulous! Slightly crunchy & sugary; super easy to make. I only got 20 cookies out of this recipe, though, not 48; this is ok by me because that means less temptation!