Giant Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 12 mins

One of my favorite kinds of cookies!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large bowl, whisk melted butter and both sugars.
  2. Whisk in eggs and vanilla til blended.
  3. Stir in peanut butter.
  4. In smaller bowl, whisk flour, baking powder and salt.
  5. Stir into butter mixture.
  6. Stir in peanuts.
  7. With a 1/4 cup measuring cup, scoop out dough, shape into balls. Makes 24 - 4" cookies.
  8. Place on parchment lined cookie sheets 2" apart.
  9. Flatten gently into 3" rounds.
  10. Bake in 375° oven for 12-14 minutes. Til light golden brown around edges but still slightly soft.
  11. Slide parchment paper onto wire rack to cool.
  12. Make criss-cross fork indentations on top of cookies for a more traditional look.


Most Helpful

Excellent recipe. Added butterscotch chips & chopped peanuts, used smooth peanut butter. :)

Debbie A. L. August 26, 2012

I made these for my cookie tins for Christmas for the family. They all love peanut butter cookies, so these will certainly keep them smiling! I know they made me smile and go back for another!

Chef Charlee December 17, 2008

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