A Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

Any true cookie lover must have a favorite peanut butter cookie recipe. This one creates delicious and very versatile cookies. They can be sandwiched and filled with peanut butter filling or jam of any flavor.


All purpose flour 2 cups
Baking soda ½ tsp
Salt ¼ tsp
Unsalted butter, softened ¾ cup or 1½ sticks
Smooth peanut butter ¾ cup
Granulated sugar ½ cup
Light brown sugar ½ cup
Egg 1 large
Vanilla extract 1 tsp
Peanut butter filling

Directions from a peanut butter cookie recipe

Peanut butter cookie sandwiches are best eaten on the same day that they are filled. However, they could be kept refrigerated for up to 3 days. Store unfilled cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week or freeze them for longer keeping.

peanut butter cookie recipe makes about 2 dozen sandwiches.

TIP: If you prefer a richer taste and texture in your homemade peanut butter cookies, simply reduce the amount of flour. After all, the ratio of flour to butter (whether butter or peanut butter) determines how rich a cookie is. The lower this ratio is, the richer the cookie.

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