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Soft and Creamy Peanut Butter Cookies

  • Author: Mavis Butterfield



1 cup unsalted butter
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter
2 eggs
2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 2/3rds cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 cup granulated sugar {for rolling cookie dough balls in}


In large bowl, mix together the 1 cup granulated sugar, brown sugar, peanut butter, butter, eggs and vanilla until nice and smooth.

Mix in the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.

Using a 2 tablespoon cookie scoop, and drop cookie balls onto a plate of granulated sugar and roll until covered with sugar.

Evenly place cookies on a lined cookie sheet, press dough with the tines of a fork and bake at 350 for 9 – 11 minutes.

Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Store in a tightly covered container.



This recipe makes about 30 cookies.

To bake cookie dough from frozen, add 1 minute to cooking time.