Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 16 cookies
Quick and Easy Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies. These cookies are super thick, melt in your mouth and can be made in 20 minutes!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter 1 stick, softened
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 whole egg
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/3 cups all purpose flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup sugar for rolling

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a stand mixer with the paddle attachment cream butter and both sugars until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
  3. Add in peanut butter and mix for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Add in egg and vanilla. Mix until combined and clump free.
  5. Combine flour, salt and baking soda in a small bowl.
  6. Add the dry ingredients to the batter in two parts with the stand mixer on the lowest speed. Mix for a little less than a minute. Do not over mix.
  7. Portion dough into 16 cookies.
  8. Add sugar to a small bowl.
  9. Roll each cookie in the sugar and place on a silicone baking mat on top of a baking sheet.
  10. Bake cookies for 10 minutes until lightly golden brown and firm on the edges.
  11. Remove from the oven and let set for 3-4 minutes.
  12. Transfer to cooling rack to cool completely.
  13. Cookies can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for 3-5 days (if they last that long). You can always freeze the cookies for up to 3-4 months.

Recipe Notes

Original recipe from chefsavvy.com. Please do not publish my recipe or pictures without linking back to the original post. Thank you!