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Simple Peanut Butter Cookies

Easy to make, these delicious, soft peanut butter cookies will be a real crowd pleaser!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Chilling Time (optional)1 hr
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: biscuits
Servings: 20 biscuits


  • 225 g butter - unsalted
  • 300 g peanut butter crunchy or smooth
  • 200 g caster sugar fine sugar
  • 200 g soft brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 330 g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch salt
  • 1 teaspoon soda


  • Warm the butter and peanut butter slightly in a microwave (in a microwave suitable bowl)
  • Mix in the sugars
  • Add the eggs and mix well
  • In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, soda and salt and stir into the peanut butter mixture
  • Leave it to rest in the fridge for about an hour
  • Form the dough into about an inch (2.5 cm) balls and space them on a baking sheet lined with a non-stick baking parchment. Flatten each biscuit a little with a fork and bake in preheated oven (180C) for about 8-10 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Leave to cool down on a cooling rack.