Peanut Butter Cookies

Approximately 18 cookies (2 per serving)

Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 10 minutes


Diet Style


Tools You'll Need

  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Medium-sized Mixing Bowl
  • Electric Beater
  • Baking Sheets
  • Parchment Paper


  • 1 cup smooth peanut butter
  • ¾ cup brown sugar, packed
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven

    Preheat oven to 350º.

  2. Mix dry ingredients together

    Add peanut butter, sugar, baking soda, and salt to a medium-sized mixing bowl. Using an electric mixer, beat the dry ingredients together on medium until well blended.

  3. Add liquid ingredients

    Add the egg and vanilla to the mixture and blend on low speed until fully incorporated.

  4. Prep baking sheets

    Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

  5. Scoop cookies onto sheets

    Using a tablespoon, measure cookie scoops. Scoop six cookies onto each baking sheet. With the back of a spoon, gently press the top of the dough to flatten slightly.

  6. Bake cookies

    Bake the cookies for 8–10 minutes.

  7. Remove and cool

    Remove cookies from the oven, and cool on a cooling rack.*

  8. Repeat with remaining dough

    Repeat steps 5–7 with any remaining batter.