Peanut Butter Cookies From Scratch
Everyone loves peanut butter cookies, right? Well, unless you have a peanut allergy. If you love peanut butter, I have a pretty darn awesome peanut butter cookies from scratch recipe that you have to try!
Not only is this cookie recipe pretty darn easy, it is AMAZING! I am sure after you try it, it will be one of those recipes that you will be baking over and over again.
They also make for an extra special gift is you know someone that is a peanut butter lover.
There is not too many things out of the norm that you will need to make this recipe. A few of the things needed other then the ingredients are a simple cookie sheet, parchment paper (or could grease the sheet really well, but I find the paper cuts down on sticking and mess) and a fork.
Ready to start baking?
Peanut Butter Cookies From Scratch Made In Heart Shape Form
- 1/2 cup softened salted butter
- 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
- 1 Egg
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup light brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
Preheat your oven to 350° in line a baking sheet with a piece of parchment paper
In a large mixing bowl, beat your butter, peanut butter, and sugars together until light and fluffy
Mix in your egg and vanilla extract
In a separate mixing bowl, combine your flour and baking soda and mix
Add your dry ingredients to your wet ingredients and mix until you have a thick dough
Roll your dough in a small ball and form into a heart shape
Lay your cookie dough hearts onto your baking sheet and press each side down with a fork twice using a criss cross pattern with your fork
Bake for 8 minutes and let cool
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