3 ingredient peanut butter cookies

3 ingredient peanut butter cookies


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About this recipe: Easy peasy peanut butter cookies! Great to make with the kids or for a little treat. These really are just three ingredients, and they are gluten free!

jazxo Essex, England, UK

Makes: 10 to 15 cookies

  • 260g chunky peanut butter (or smooth)
  • 200g sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Preheat oven to 250 C / Gas 8 and line a baking tray with baking parchment.
  2. Add all ingredients to a bowl. Mix until well combined.
  3. Roll dough into 2.5cm (1 in) balls then place on your baking tray 5cm (2 in) apart. Use a fork to make a crisscross pattern (#) and flatten them out a little bit.
  4. Pop them in the oven for 10 to 15 minutes and you're done!


Leave to cool then serve with milk!

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Reviews (17)


I lost the first batch. 250C is way too high for the oven temp. & they burnt in about 4 minutes. Tried again & cooked the second batch at 180C for 10 minutes. OK but a bit too sweet for me. Would reduce the sugar if I make again. - 11 May 2014


How have I only just found this recipe?! So so yummy! Reduced the sugar, upped the peanut butter. Cooked at 170 for 10 mins. - 10 Jul 2014


So easy and so yummy. - 22 Mar 2013

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