Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies
Quick and Easy Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies. These cookies are super thick, melt in your mouth and can be made in 20 minutes!
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter
- 1/2 cup light brown sugar
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
- 1 large 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
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a stand mixer with the paddle attachment cream butter and both sugars until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
Add in peanut butter and mix for 1-2 minutes.
Add in egg and vanilla. Mix until combined and clump free.
Combine flour, salt and baking soda in a small bowl.
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.
Portion dough into 16 cookies.
Add sugar to a small bowl.
Roll each cookie in the sugar and place on a silicone baking mat on top of a baking sheet.
Bake cookies for 10 minutes until lightly golden brown and firm on the edges.
Remove from the oven and let set for 3-4 minutes.
Transfer to cooling rack to cool completely.
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.