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Soft Peanut Butter Cookies are crispy on the outside, soft and chewy on the inside, and ready in 15 minutes! NO CHILL TIME REQUIRED! YEARS to PERFECT! | https://cafedelites.com
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Soft Peanut Butter Cookies

Soft Peanut Butter Cookies are crispy on the outside, soft and chewy on the inside, and ready in 15 minutes! NO CHILL TIME REQUIRED! A family favourite cookie that's taken YEARS to get PERFECT!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Peanut Butter Cookies
Servings: 18 cookies
Calories: 224kcal
Author: Karina

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1/2 cup creamy spreadable peanut butter (no natural peanut butter)
  • 2/3 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 cup white granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose or plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/3 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup semi sweet (or dark) chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Line 2 large baking sheets with baking or parchment paper; set aside.
  • Beat together the butter and peanut butter until creamy. Add in both sugars and vanilla extract, beating again until smooth. Beat in the egg until well combined.
  • Fold in the flour, baking powder and salt (be careful not to over-mix), until a smooth cookie dough forms. Then, add in half of the chocolate chips and mix them through with your fingers, or a wooden spoon.
  • Roll the dough into about 15 balls and arrange them on lined baking sheet. Press the remaining chocolate chips onto the tops of each cookie; bake for about 10-11 minutes, until tops are golden (do not over bake or they will dry out and become tough).
  • Allow to cool on a wire rack for about 15 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 224kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 83mg | Potassium: 124mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1.2mg