Best Ever Soft Peanut Butter Cookies
Best Ever Soft Peanut Butter Cookies these classic cookies have quickly become my favorite cookie. Soft, chewy and made with peanut butter, there isn't a better peanut butter cookie out there, trust me I've looked.
Servings: 30 cookies
- 1 cup creamy peanut butter use Jif or Skippy type peanut butter
- 1/2 cup butter softened
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 cups flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
Preheat the oven to 350 F. Line 2 baking pans with parchment paper, if desired.
In a large mixing bowl, cream together the peanut butter, butter, sugar and brown sugar. Beat together until smooth & creamy best if using a stand mixer or hand mixer.
Add the egg and vanilla extract and continue to mix until well combined.
In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt. Stir in the flour mixture to the butter and sugar mixture and mix until well combined.
Use a cookie dough scoop, or spoon the dough into 1 inch balls. Roll in white granulated sugar if you desire and place onto baking sheet.
Using a fork, press down on each ball of dough to flatten, creating a criss-cross pattern.
Bake for 8-9 minutes. Do not over bake. Let cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes and then transfer to a wire rack.
These keep well for a couple of days in an airtight container.
Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 99mg | Potassium: 69mg | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 0.5mg