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Small Batch Peanut Butter Cookies

Soft, chewy and packed with peanut butter! This fool-proof small batch peanut butter cookie recipe takes less than 15 minutes to make and gives you the BEST cookies! Simply double the recipe for a larger batch.
Yield: 1 Baker's Dozen (13 Cookies)
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 9 mins
Total Time: 14 mins
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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp baking soda
  • 1/8 tps salt
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1/4 cup white granulated sugar + ~2 tbsp
  • 1 egg + 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 and line a baking sheet with parchment paper/spill mat or non-stick spray
  • In a medium sized bowl combine flour, cornstarch, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • In a stand mixer, or using electric beaters, combine the peanut butter and sugars.
  • Next add in the egg, yolk and vanilla. Mix until combined.
  • Add flour mixture to the peanut butter mixture and beat together until uniform.
  • Take ~2 tbsp of dough and form it into balls. Place ~2 inches apart on a cookie sheet.
  • Dip a fork into a small bowl of sugar and then press an "X" pattern on top.
  • Bake cookies for 9 minutes.
  • Allow cookies to cool fully and enjoy!

Notes

You may roll the cookie dough balls in sugar before pressing with a fork if desired.
To make a larger batch, simply double.
May use all purpose, gluten free or whole wheat flour.
For measuring peanut butter, lightly spray your measuring cup with non-stick spray before.

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts
Small Batch Peanut Butter Cookies
Serving Size
 
1 g
Amount per Serving
Calories
125
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
6
g
9
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
4
g
Cholesterol
 
29
mg
10
%
Sodium
 
81
mg
4
%
Carbohydrates
 
16
g
5
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
8
g
9
%
Protein
 
4
g
8
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.