Crunchy Peanut Butter Cookies

4.84 from 12 votes

The crunchier the better. That’s my motto. Here’s my Crunchy Peanut Butter Cookies recipe. Everybody loves peanut butter cookies and these are the best

Crunchy Peanut Butter Cookie

Some people like soft cookies while others like crunchy cookies. I like both but when it comes to these cookies, I prefer them crunchy. So here’s my Crunchy Peanut Butter Cookies recipe.

What helps make these so crunchy is that I use crunchy peanut butter. You certainly can use whatever type your heart desires but the consistency of the crunchy peanut butter just makes this cookie in my humble opinion.

Crunchy Peanut Butter Cookies

Ever wonder who invented the peanut butter cookie? I did so I looked it up and found this cool article.

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Nut Allergy Warning

This recipe may contain peanuts or other nuts and seeds as one of its ingredients. Please take the appropriate precautions.

You will need the following ingredients to make this Crunchy Peanut Butter Cookies recipe (see recipe card for quantities): Vegetable Shortening, Light Brown Sugar, White Sugar, Eggs, Crunchy Peanut Butter, Salt, Baking Soda, Vanilla Extract and All Purpose Flour.

  1. Preheat Oven to 350°F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, beat shortening until soft.
  3. Gradually add brown sugar and white sugar and blend.
  4. Beat in egg, peanut butter, salt, baking soda, and vanilla.
  5. Add 1 cup of flour and mix well. Add more flour if needed.
  6. Spoon the mixture onto a greased baking sheet. Press the mixture down using a flour dipped fork.
  7. Bake for 12 minutes.

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Crunchy Peanut Butter Cookie

Crunchy Peanut Butter Cookies

The crunchier the better. That's my motto. Here's my Peanut Butter Cookie recipe. Everybody loves peanut butter cookies and these are the best
4.84 from 12 votes
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time12 minutes
Total Time22 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Author Rodney
Servings 24
Calories 165 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
 

  • ½ Cup Vegetable Shortening
  • ½ Cup Light Brown Sugar
  • ½ Cup White Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Cup Crunchy Peanut Butter
  • ½ Tsp Salt
  • ½ Tsp Baking Soda
  • ½ Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 ½ Cups All Purpose Flour

Instructions
 

  • Preheat Oven to 350°F.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat shortening until soft.
  • Gradually add brown sugar and white sugar and blend.
  • Beat in egg, peanut butter, salt, baking soda and vanilla.
  • Add 1 cup of flour and mix well. Add more flour if needed.
  • Spoon mixture onto greased baking sheet. Press mixture down using a flour dipped fork.
  • Bake for 12 minutes.

Notes

→ If you or anyone consuming this recipe has a nut allergy, please take the appropriate precautions.

Nutrition

Calories: 165kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 3gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 128mgPotassium: 86mgSugar: 9gVitamin A: 10IUCalcium: 11mgIron: 0.6mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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2 Comments

  1. Willow says:

    I love peanut butter. I decided to make these cookies for my family. The children loved them. Next time I will make a double batch because they did not last long.

  2. Tamara says:

    I have made these several times and they always turn out perfect. Love this recipe. A great addition to my recipe book.

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