Peanut Butter Cookies (By Laura Secord )

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 12 mins

Taken from the award-winning "Laura Secord" cookbook. Add in some finely chopped peanuts to the batter if desired.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set oven to 350°F.
  2. Lightly grease a large baking sheet.
  3. In a large mixing bowl sift together flour, baking soda and salt.
  4. In the bowl of a mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream together butter, white sugar, and maple extract.
  5. Beat in brown sugar and peanut butter and continue to beat until smooth (about 2 minutes).
  6. Add in egg and beat for another 1-2 minutes.
  7. Reduce the speed and add in the dry ingredients in 3 additions, mixing well until a stiff dough forms.
  8. Shape the dough into small balls and place 2-inches apart on the prepared baking sheet.
  9. Press down with a fork to flatted.
  10. Bake for about 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.
Most Helpful

This is super easy and very tasty. I followed instructions exactly as listed and cookies were done in 12 minutes as stated. Will make these again, thanks for sharing.

queenbeatrice April 08, 2011

These are easy to make and DH loved. I increased the maple flavor to 1/2 a tsp and that seems just right. It's a very nice addition. DH is currently having a bowl of oatmeal, coffee and a couple of cookies on the side. If your family likes P.B.C's make these!

Annacia January 18, 2007

I loved this recipe. It's simple and very tasty. The maple flavoring adds a nice touch. Thanks for sharing!

Jan Marie January 29, 2006