Peanut Butter Cookies

This is the peanut butter cookie my Mom and Grandma used to make. It's still one of my favorite cookies. When these sweet, salty morsels of happiness come out of the oven, they are just as good today as they were when I was a kid. The recipe originally appeared on the Skippy peanut butter label in the early 1950's. It produces cookies that are golden brown with wonderful flavor and a light crispiness that melts in your mouth. Basically, it's everything you would expect a good peanut butter cookie to be.

(4.6, 134) 86% would make again
Yield: 5

Cuisine: American   Main Ingredient: Peanut Butter

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The Best Peanut Butter Cookie EVER!!!
bevhunt72 , 4m ago

Excellent recipe! So easy to make. Thank you for sharing it!
duster77 , 4m ago

These cookies are awesome. I did the crispy version. They flew off the plate during a dinner party I had.
apoore , 1y ago

I made the crispy cookies. Use the staggering method described, they spread. I used 1/2 butter & 1/2 shortening.
apoore , 1y ago

Chose the chewier cookie, absolutely amazing!
resistanceisfertile , 2y ago

Great recipe. I added caramel bits to this recipe and it tasted wonderful.
jl503 , 2y ago

No flavor waste of time and ingredients .
bridgetkolackidonchez , 2y ago

My husband and I made this yesterday and it was awesome! We substituted the butter with coconut oil 1-to-1 and baked it immediately and they came out super crispy! Everyone loved it!
chocolimebeaver , 2y ago

Perfect, absolutely enjoyed!
photoree , 2y ago

Made into cookie bars with butterscotch and white chocolate chips. Very yummy and easy!
fluffychefdmacc , 2y ago

Just what I was craving.
scolorado , 2y ago

So light and airy. Usually I only make them for hubby but I finally found a pb cookie that I'll actually eat.
sandyyoung167 , 2y ago

easy to make. kids liked tjem with crunchy peanut butter
cat80 , 2y ago

I love it!!!
kedab98 , 2y ago

These were delicious! I added Ghirardelli chocolate chips the first time. Came out amazing! This time I used mini peanut butter cups from trader joes... Again amazing! Thanks for this fabulous recipe!
kimbero911 , 2y ago

Amazing the cookie dough itself was fabu, the cookies were another story delishous amazing thx
finnthecook , 2y ago

I added 1/2tsp vanilla and 1/2tsp almond extract.
jrapp80 , 2y ago

Very tasty. Took them in to work and everyone was asking for more.
tkytam , 2y ago

Very good and very easy. I only chilled them 30 minutes and they still came out soft and chewy.
mamaschaef , 2y ago

The cookies were soft on the inside and crunchy on the outside -Delicious. Thanks for sharing:)
moochiebacabella , 2y ago

A bit dry. But yummy!!
rmdye , 2y ago

Awesome recipe! We made these last night and they were perfect. I added M&M's to half the batch and will be making these again.
sandi4 , 3y ago

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