Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

I found this in a magazine and it sounded so simple, I had to try it. I'm glad I did. It is the easiest peanut butter cookie recipe I've ever tried and it's delicious. I made one batch and thought they were so good, I made another batch today. Children could make these cookies.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup Skippy creamy peanut butter (you can use any brand you prefer)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. In medium bowl, combine all the ingredients.
  3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls and place on ungreased baking sheets, arrange cookies 2- inches apart.
  4. With fork, gently flatten cookie and press criss-cross pattern into top.
  5. Bake 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned and slightly puffed.
  6. Immediately top, if desired with sprinkles, chocolate chips or chocolate candies.
  7. Cool completely before removing from baking sheets.
  8. Note: You can put the sprinkles on the cookies before baking them.


Most Helpful

I give these a 5 star for what they are....quick, easy, made with minimal ingredients and quite would I chose these over my favorite peanut butter cookie recipe? Probably not, was just what I needed....something fast for tomorrows lunches.....I will definitely keep this on hand when I need to make cookies quickly! Thanks for sharing!!

sconehead October 21, 2010

A good cookie. It is a little grainy- but mine turned out soft. While these were easy to make, and tasted good, I think I might stick with PB cookies that use flour. But this would be a great one for a beginning kid chef.

didyb June 04, 2009

A strange gritty consistency that I wasn't expecting, and they also got much harder than I was expecting. Tasted great though.

Kasha February 06, 2008

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