The Best Peanut Butter Cookie Ever!

When we started the blog, we shared some of the best recipes! One of the all-time favorites is our peanut butter cookie. It has become not only our favorite cookie but tons of followers that have tried it! I haven’t made this delicious cookie for a while and wanted to make sure it has stood up over the years and it has, with flying colors!




Every cookie came out perfectly and we didn’t want to share with anyone!




The Best Peanut Butter Cookie
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  1. 1 cup brown sugar, packed firmly
  2. 1 cup white sugar
  3. ½ cup shortening
  4. ½ cup butter, softened
  5. 1 cup peanut butter
  6. ½ teaspoon salt
  7. 2 eggs
  8. 2 teaspoon vanilla
  9. 2 teaspoons baking soda
  10. 2 ¼ cups flour
  1. · Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray cookie sheets with a non-stick spray.
  2. · Cream together the sugars, shortening, butter, and peanut butter.
  3. · Add the eggs and vanilla, mix until well combined.
  4. · Mix the dry ingredients together, add the dry ingredients to the cream mixture.
  5. · Roll the cookie dough into tablespoon size balls.
  6. · Roll the cookie balls into sugar.
  7. · Place on the cookie sheets- DO NOT mash with a fork in normal “peanut butter cookie” fashion.
  8. · Bake for 9 to 11 minutes.
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44 thoughts on “The Best Peanut Butter Cookie Ever!”

  1. Congratulations!
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    Miz Helen

  2. This looks like an amazing Peanut Butter cookie! I spent the majority of last week making healthy versions of peanut butter cookies so naturally I got to eat them all and I very much enjoyed my time in the kitchen haha. Still would love to crack out this version for a special occasion xx

  3. Those look amazing! I love peanut butter cookies and have always been a fan of cookies that look crinkly on top. These would be a great for cookie exchange.

  4. I really love peanut butter and these peanut butter cookies look so delightful and really tempting. It makes me carving. I will definitely try o make this kind of treat.

  5. I could see why the these peanut butter cookies are a favorite. They cookies look invitingly delicious, the recipe is easily followed and the outcome of scrumptious looking cookies are sufficiently compelling reasons.

  6. Peanut butter cookies are my daughter’s favorite. We were looking for a special treat to make this weekend and this is perfect. It’s something she can’t have at school because of the peanut butter, yet something she loves.

  7. These look so good! We love peanut butter cookies a little too much here. My mother-in-law gave us a bunch of them for Christmas and my toddler wouldn’t stop asking for them all day long!

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