Homemade Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

Homemade Peanut butter cookies is a best  ideal recipe for untimely hunger.  People mostly avoid to bake these cookies at home and they prefer to buy from market. If someone try these cookies at home, the of course he will bake again and again because it is lovely to eat cookies prepared by himself. Homemade Peanut butter cookies are always healthy and tasty. Anyone can change the ingredients according to his taste. If dough is prepared before then it is super lovely to enjoy fresh homemade cookies in 10 minutes. I tried to answer the most frequently asked questions related to peanuts butter cookies.

Ingredients for peanuts butter cookies:

homemade peanut butter cookies recipe

You need to add  these ingredients;

  1. All purpose flour 1 ¹/⁴ cup
  2. Butter 1/2 cup
  3. Peanut butter 1/2 cup
  4. Sugar 1/2 cup
  5. Brown sugar 1/2 cup
  6. Baking powder 1/2 teaspoon
  7. Baking soda 1 pinch
  8. Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon
  9. Egg 1

Dry nuts crunched 1/2 cup (optional)

Salt 1 pinch (optional)

Direction to  peanuts butter cookies recipe:

Step 1 Collecting

Collect all ingredients. Make powder of sugar. Sift dry ingredients in a bowl like all purpose flour, baking soda, baking powder.

Step 2 Mixing 

Beat butter, peanut butter, brown sugar and sugar in a large bowl for 1 minute. Add egg and vanilla and beat. Add dry sifted ingredients and beat or mix well using spatula 2 to 3 time.  Add optional ingredients also.

Step 3 Rest

Rest the dough in refrigerator to get a best texture. It can take more than 2 hours.

Step 4 making balls

Now preheat oven on 375⁰F (160⁰C). Take out the dough from refrigerator. Make 1 inch size balls. If you like then you can dip this ball into sugar bowl or you can dip upper side only. Place those balls on oven cookie sheets. Press it with palms or you can press it with fork as crisscross and place on 2 inch size gap.

Step 5 Baking

Now place that tray in middle of oven. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. See if edges are are brown, take out the tray. Cool down the biscuits and preserve in a jar.

Now easy peanut cookies recipe at home is complete. Enjoy healthy, tasty and self baked Cookies.


What is good to freeze peanut butter cookies or  it’s balls?

Peanut butter cookies can be freezed for long time but their crunchy texture will be lost. It’s better to make the balls of peanut butter cookies dough. When you need take out the balls, preheat the oven, bake those balls in hurriedly. Enjoy fresh crunchy peanut butter cookies.

Can I freeze the dough for cookies?

Yes it’s better to have dough in freezer for any snacks hunger. It will work for 2 to 3 months. It’s good if you make make balls of cookies and freeze them it will really helpful for you.

Why are peanut butter cookies so dry?

First step is to check the ratio of ingredients. If you have followed the complete recipe then you need. To check the baking duration. If you bake for more than need it will be a reason for cookies to try. Next time follow these rules for perfect tasty cookies.

How to keep cookies fresh and crunchy?

Always try to bake fresh cookies. If you have extra cookies then you can keep those cookies in an air tight jar, plastic box or an airtight plastic bad. Keep cookies away from humidity. It will keep your cookies fresh and crunchy.

Why to chill peanut butter cookies dough?

Peanut butter cookies dough becomes too much soft after adding all ingredients. If you bake it directly, the cookies will spread on the sheet and your effort will go in vein. So chill peanut butter cookies dough at least for 3 hours.

Why my peanut butter cookies are flat?

First take all fresh ingredients according to described ratio. Second, chill the dough. Third check the oven temperature. Always place balls on normal temperature cookie sheet.


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