Peanut Butter Cookies

photo of cookies

When faced with emptying out the pantry, there is inevitably always a half jar of peanut butter. What to do with this rascal? Make delcious, super easy cookies to share.


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups plain flour, sifted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 180˚C.
  2. Mix the butter, caster sugar, brown sugar, egg, vanilla with an electric mixer until fluffy.
  3. Add the flour and the salt and mix well with a wooden spoon.
  4. Roll into balls the size of large marbles and flatten slightly.
  5. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden.


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