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American Peanut Butter Cookies

Get chunky if you would like a cookie with little peanut bits or smooth for a biscuit that will melt in your mouth.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert & Bakery
Cuisine: American, British
Servings: 24 cookies


  • 75 grams butter
  • 100 grams peanut butter Choose Jif
  • 150 grams sugar caster
  • 50 grams light brown muscovado sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 185 grams plain flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar granulated


  • Cream together butter, caster sugar and brown sugar.
  • Mix milk and egg.
  • Add this mixture and the vanilla extract to the creamed butter and sugar.
  • Combine flour, soda, baking powder, salt and add to the liquid mixture.
  • Roll dough into balls.
  • Flatten with fork in a criss-cross pattern. Sprinkle with granulated sugar.
  • Bake at 190 C for 8 minutes until brown.
  • Let cool and eat with a glass of cold milk.