The Best Peanut Butter Cookie Ever
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!
- 1 cup brown sugar, packed firmly
- 1 cup white sugar
- ½ cup shortening
- ½ cup butter, softened
- 1 cup peanut butter
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 2 eggs
- 2 teaspoon vanilla
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 2 ¼ cups flour
- · Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray cookie sheets with a non-stick spray.
- · Cream together the sugars, shortening, butter, and peanut butter.
- · Add the eggs and vanilla, mix until well combined.
- · Mix the dry ingredients together, add the dry ingredients to the cream mixture.
- · Roll the cookie dough into tablespoon size balls.
- · Roll the cookie balls into sugar.
- · Place on the cookie sheets- DO NOT mash with a fork in normal “peanut butter cookie” fashion.
- · Bake for 9 to 11 minutes.
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44 thoughts on “The Best Peanut Butter Cookie Ever”
Oh these look SO good! Sharing around. Thank you so much for bringing these yummy peanut butter cookies to the Hearth and Soul Link Party. Have a lovely weekend!
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Aw…thank you cute lady!
I totally need to try these. Peanut butter cookies are my all time favorite, but I can never seem to get them right.
these look so amazing!! i love all of the sugary details here, such yummy treats here 🙂
I like peanut butter cookies and these look wonderful! I’ll have to make these sometime soon.
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
Oh my gosh, these look so delicious. My mom was just making peanut butter cookies the other day and I thought they sounded so good I may need to make some for myself.
I have never had peanut butter cookies but these look so good I might have to make them myself. The texture makes them look so soft, crunchy and delicious.
Peanut butter cookies are a favorite around our house and these looks so amazingly delicious! I will definitely have to save this recipe for later.
So glad I got to see this post. I am a sucker for a good peanut butter cookie
The kids and I are huge fans of peanut butter and I’d love to make them these cookies! It looks so good especially when you serve it with a cold tall glass of milk!
This looks so good and I’d love to give it a try! Peanut butter cookies are a classic fave! It’s easy to make as well.
These cookies look so delicious. Would make a really nice gift for the holidays too
I adore peanut butter so anything that says it contains a generous amount of peanut butter is a definite must eat. This look amazing!
These look so good! Love peanut butter!
These look really delicious. I love them so much. I am going to have to give them a try.
I love peanut butter but have never made cookies. I like your recipe would love to try it.
I love peanut butter cookies. I think these would make great for cookies for Santa.
A good peanut butter cookie is full of cracks so you nailed it. I love flat, chewy cookies, too. Yum.
They look like some good peanut butter cookies! My son would love some of these!
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.
There is nothing like a homemade peanut butter cookie. After chocolate chip, pb is my all time favorite cookie. Can’t wait to try this recipe during the holidays.
These cookies look incredible. I absolutely love a good, chewy peanut butter cookie. I haven’t made some in so long. Guess I know what I’ll be doing this weekend.
Holy moly, these look amazing. I don’t even like peanut butter, but would love to try this. My daughter who is obsessed with peanut butter would probably do the laundry for the week if I made these for her. Thank you for sharing this recipe.
Peanut butter cookies are basically the best cookie ever!!! I think I know what I’ll be making tomorrow!!
This looks like a great holiday cookie recipe. My daughters really like peanut butter but we haven’t made peanut butter cookies together before. YUM!
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.
Oh how yummy!! These peanut butter cookies look amazing!! I definitely want to make (and eat) some right now!
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.
I admit peanut butter cookies are not my favorite but the husband loves them. I think I will be trying your recipes out on him soon.
Looking at those cookies is making me so hungry. I am not a regular baker but this cookie is too good to pass up and I will keep this recipe and try to make them.
OH! These looks delightful and the recipe is so simple to follow, i will try these over the weekend, thanks.
These cookies look amazing. I love the sugar on the top. I just pinned this and will be making these next week. Thanks so much for sharing.
I can see you have an insane amount of comments. Who doesn’t love a pb cookie. Now I’m hungry for one!
Peanut butter cookies are in my top 3 faves! I love your recipe and it looks fairly easy.
Mmmm this warm peanut butter cook with a scoop of vanilla icecream on the side. Please and thank you!
These totally look perfect and mouth-watering. Whenever I bake cookies they never come out looking this good!
Peanut butter cookie – Now gotta make it, your pictures in post came out so good
Oh my Lord, I need these in my life! I know what my boys and I are making this weekend! xx
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.
These look great. I need to get some shortening so I can make them. It is perfect for this chilly weekend.
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!
Peanut butter cookies are a huge hit in my home! I’d get lots of kisses from my kids if I try this recipe lol