Homemade Peanut Butter Cookies
The best peanut butter cookies are made with our easy peanut butter cookies recipe. If you are wondering how to make simple peanut butter cookies, this is the best peanut butter cookie recipe!
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cream the butter, peanut butter, and brown sugar in a mixing bowl. Beat in the maple syrup, egg, and vanilla extract. Toss together the flour, baking soda, and peanuts in another bowl. Slowly mix these into the liquid ingredients.
Drop the mixture by rounded tablespoons onto lightly greased baking sheets 3 inches apart. Flatten them slightly with a fork. Bake until pale golden or 7- 8 minutes. Remove cookies from baking sheet and allow them to cool on a wire rack.
*Hint: keep cookies fresh by storing them in a container with bread, like the bread heel, which helps absorb moisture.