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4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies – Deliciously soft and chewy peanut butter cookies that are loaded with flavour, and are only 4 ingredients!

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Peanut butter lovers, I have the recipe for you. Today, I bring you my 4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies – yep, you only need 4 ingredients to make these cookies!

These soft and chewy cookies only require a few simple ingredients – peanut butter, sugar, one egg, and a little vanilla extract. They take 5 – 10 minutes to throw together, and about 10 minutes in the oven. Oh, and you only need one bowl and a spatula. These are the easiest cookies you’ll ever make, and they are incredibly delicious!

4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies | marshasbakingaddiction.com @marshasbakeblog

Enjoy! 🙂

4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies | marshasbakingaddiction.com @marshasbakeblog
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4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

Deliciously soft and chewy peanut butter cookies that are loaded with flavour, and are only 4 ingredients!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Yields 12 - 14 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup smooth peanut butter 250g
  • 1 cup caster/granulated sugar 200g
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4, and line a baking tray with parchment paper or a silicone mat. Set aside.

  2. Stir together the peanut butter, sugar, egg, and vanilla extract until combined.

  3. Using a small or medium scoop, scoop the dough onto the prepared baking tray. Dip a fork in sugar, and flatten each cookie, making a criss-cross pattern.

  4. Bake for 10 - 12 minutes, or until the edges are lightly browned. The cookies will be super soft, but they'll firm up as they cool! Allow to cool for 10 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

Notes

Cookies stay fresh, kept in an airtight container, at room temperature for up to 1 week. Cookie dough balls can be kept in the fridge for up to 5 days, or frozen for up to 3 months. Bake from frozen for an extra minute.

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4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies | marshasbakingaddiction.com @marshasbakeblog

4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies | marshasbakingaddiction.com @marshasbakeblog

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9 Comments

  • Reply
    Cathleen @ A Taste of Madness
    July 9, 2017 at 1:12 am

    I have all those ingredients 🙂 Love making peanut butter cookies.

  • Reply
    Jeanette Whitfield
    July 13, 2017 at 8:10 pm

    Oh my yum!!!
    Easy, breezy Cover Girl cookies =)
    Thank you!
    Jett

  • Reply
    ellen
    July 13, 2017 at 8:41 pm

    Just love these! My mom has made them for years. No flour – so great – gluten free!

  • Reply
    Demeter | Beaming Baker
    July 14, 2017 at 4:45 pm

    When you say “peanut butter lover,” you’re totally talking to me right?? 😉 You know I love ALL of your PB recipes (just a bit more than your other recipes) bc of my PB LOVE! These cookies could not look more perfect. Also, it’s amazing and wonderful that these beauties are made with just 4 ingredients! Pinned, of course. Hugs!

    • Reply
      Marsha
      July 14, 2017 at 10:50 pm

      Thanks, Demeter! And of course 😉 xo

  • Reply
    janice busby
    July 14, 2017 at 10:51 pm

    one cup caster sugar what is that?

    • Reply
      Marsha
      July 14, 2017 at 10:52 pm

      1 cup (or 200g) of white sugar. Caster or granulated.

  • Reply
    Julie
    August 16, 2017 at 7:16 pm

    I just made these and they are delicious! I really didn’t think that they could be that good without flour and they are THAT GOOD! 😉 They were also ridiculously simple to make. Thanks for my new go to peanut butter cookie recipe!

    • Reply
      Marsha
      August 16, 2017 at 9:17 pm

      I’m so glad you enjoy them! 😀

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