Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

Peanut Butter Cookies are one of my go to cookie recipes, if you love the taste of peanut butter then these will be perfect. These cookies are incredibly easy to make as they only require 3 ingredients, I have added chocolate chips to give it that little extra flavour.



Easy 3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies - Detailed Recipe

These Peanut Butter Cookies are very easy to make, if you’re looking for a quick yet tasty cookie recipe then these are perfect. I recently made a batch of these for work and they were eaten within a couple of hours. 

What’s great about these cookies is the fact that it only uses 3 ingredients;

I did also add a couple of handfuls of chocolate chips, as chocolate and peanut butter go very well together. 

Preheat your oven at 180 degrees. 

The first thing you want to do us place the peanut butter in a bowl with the sugar. Give all of this a really good mix to fully combine the two and the mixture is smooth. Once the sugar is fully combined you then want to add the egg and again give this a stir until its combined. 

You will find the dough becomes stiff, so you will want to finish combining with your hands. If you do decide to add chocolate chips, add these now and give it all a good stir so the chips are nicely spread out. 

Take some of the mixture out of the bowl and roll this in the palm of your hands to form a ball. You want it to be roughly the size of a cherry tomato, this will make good sized cookies. Put these onto a lined baking tray, when cooking they will spread so I would recommend giving a good bit of space between each cookie. 

Pop into the oven and cook for between 10-12 minutes, once cooked the cookies will be soft so you need to allow them to cool in the tray for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes remove from the baking tray and place on a wire rack. 

This made me around 30 different cookies, the amount you get may vary depending on the size you do them.


Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies are incredibly easy to make, they taste great and they only need 3 ingredients. These are so good you will want to bake them again and again. 

  • Author: Martyn
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 18 minutes
  • Yield: 20-30 1x
  • Category: Snack


  • 200g (1 cup) of Peanut Butter
  • 100g (½ cup) of Sugar
  • 1 Egg


  1. Preheat oven at 180 degrees
  2. In a bowl, mix together the peanut butter and the sugar. Using the back of the spoon will make it easier to mix. 
  3. Add the egg and mix until it forms a dough, finish combining with your hands.
  4. It should be a little sticky, if too sticky then place in the fridge for 30 minutes. 
  5. Take some dough and roll in your hand to form a ball, roughly the size of a cherry tomato
  6. Place on baking tray and push down twice with fork to form a criss cross shape
  7. Put in the oven and cook for 10-12 minutes
  8. Allow to cool for 10 minutes before place on a wire rack


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 54
  • Sugar: 4g
  • Sodium: 33mg
  • Fat: 3.5g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.8g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.7g
  • Fiber: 0.4g
  • Protein: 1.9g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
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Hi, my name is Martyn and I consider myself an Amateur Chef. I love everything about food and this was the main reason I started this blog, to showcase that passion. I started this blog in 2014 with an aim to showcase tasty recipes, and useful cooking tips and tricks.

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