Peanut Butter Cookie Recipes

You likely have all the ingredients on hand for peanut butter cookies: butter, sugar, flour, leavener, egg, and peanut butter. Stick with the classic recipe, add flavorful mix-ins, make them gluten-free, or sprinkle with sugar.

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Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

Rating: 3.5 stars 255
These light, flourless cookies, from TV chef Nikki Elkins, are made with everyday ingredients that you probably already have in your pantry.

Peanut Butter Cookies

Rating: 3 stars 751
Make these quick and easy peanut butter cookies for a nutty dessert everyone will love. 

Peanut Butter Cookies

Rating: 3.5 stars 630
You probably have all the ingredients for these delicious peanut butter cookies on hand—especially if you're a peanut butter fan! For extra peanut butter flavor, sprinkle cookies with salted peanuts before popping them in the oven. Substitute smooth peanut butter for chunky to get a different cookie texture.

Classic Peanut Butter Cookies

For the best texture, use regular, not natural, peanut butter.

Crunchy Peanut-Butter Cookies

These salty-sweet-crunchy confections make the best snack.

Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Rating: 3.5 stars 318
This crunchy chocolate-chip cookie is enhanced by rolled oats, salted peanuts and natural peanut butter.

Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Rating: 3.5 stars 243
These little cookies showcase a perfect pairing of peanut butter and chocolate.

Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies

Rating: 3.5 stars 42
Protein-packed natural peanut butter and oats form the base of these chewy retro treats drizzled with dark chocolate. They're delicious, gluten-free, and best of all, super easy to make.

Flourless Peanut-Chocolate Cookies

Rating: 4 stars 245
You won't miss the flour or the butter one bit in these chunky, nutty, sweet-salty standouts. Gluten-free never tasted so good!

Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

One of our go-to Christmas cookies! Chocolate kisses are perched atop textbook peanut butter cookies in these sweet-and-salty treats.

Peanut-Butter-Oat Drop Cookies with Jam

These chewy treats are reminiscent of a PB&J and are a cinch to make—making this recipe a fun project to do with the aspiring little chefs in your life. 

Chunky Peanut, Chocolate, and Cinnamon Cookies

Rating: 4 stars 60
These cookies, pairing chocolate with cinnamon, take cues from classic Mexican flavors and go wonderfully with scoops of ice cream. You can also make bite-size cookies by rolling the dough into smaller balls.

Inspiration and Ideas

10 Peanut Butter Cookie Recipes That Are Sure to Delight
There's chocolate, there's jelly, and there's plenty of peanut butter in these tasty treats.
Peanut Butter Cookies with Dried Cherries
Mixing in dried cherries and chopped cocktail peanuts strikes the perfect balance between sweet and salty in these kid-friendly treats.