The Whole Jar of Peanut Butter Cookies

READY IN: 3hrs
Recipe by enigma256

This is the best peanut butter cookie recipe I have ever had. I've had this recipe so long I don't remember where I got it, but if you LOVE PB this is the only cookie for you!

Top Review by dgripp52

Exactly what I was looking for! I live in a senior building and we get lots of jars peanut butter donated. . .and everyone gives them to me because I like to bake for everyone. Subbed some of the flour for whole wheat and wheat bran. Still wonderful. They didn’t last long in our community room. Have already made them twice. Once, exactly as recipe states and once subbing the flours. And don't leave out the peanuts! They make the different between a good cookie and a great cookie!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, cream butter, white sugar and brown sugar until smooth. Add the eggs, yolk and vanilla; mix until fluffy. Stir in peanut butter.
  2. Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt; stir into peanut butter mixture. Finally, stir in peanuts.
  3. Refrigerate the dough at least 2 hours.
  4. Preheat oven to 350°F Lightly grease a cookie sheet.
  5. Roll dough into walnut sized balls. Place on prepared cookie sheet and flatten slightly with a fork.
  6. Bake for 12-15 minutes. Cookies should look dry on top.
  7. Allow to cool for a few minutes on the cookie sheet before removing to cool completely on a rack.
  8. Also great if you slightly undercook them!

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