Peanut Butter Cookies: Easy Recipe To Make This Crunchy Biscuit
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A peanut butter cookie is a kind of biscuit/wafer with peanut butter as a principal ingredient. The texture of peanut butter helps in binding the cookie dough and makes the cookie wholesome. So, what is the best time to indulge in peanut butter cookies? Peanut butter cookies can be consumed as evening snacks. Also, these cookies can be an excellent addition to breakfast and give a good start to your day alongside almond or soy milk. 



  • 1 cup peanut butter 
  • 1 cup brown sugar 
  • One egg (1 big banana can be used instead of an egg)


Step 1: Preheat the oven over 175 degrees Celsius and with parchment paper-lined baking sheets. 

Step 2: Combine the white sugar, peanut butter, egg and mix until smooth. 

Step 3: Drop a few spoons of dough on the prepared baking sheet—Bake at 350 degrees F for six to eight minutes. Do not overbake these cookies! They are best when they are soft and barely brown on the bottom. 

Better alternatives to make peanut butter cookies at home: The wholesome choice to make peanut butter cookies is to use all-natural peanut butter with no preservatives and no hydrogenated oil; also, you can use brown sugar to make it sweet. 

What is the difference between peanut butter cookies and peanut butter blossoms? 

Peanut butter blossom is traditionally topped with chocolate candy. Moreover, adding chocolate chips to peanut butter cookies is optional, making peanut butter cookies a healthier option. Peanut butter cookies are simple and swift to make, while peanut butter blossom requires some expertise to get it right. 

Are there any benefits of consuming peanut butter cookies? 

Chirag Parmar, a Certified Nutritionist, shares five benefits

  1. Reduces the risk of breast disease 
  2. Manage blood sugar levels 
  3. Boost heart health 
  4. Aids in Weight loss 
  5. Bodybuilding 

Learn about the nutritional value of peanut butter cookies

  • 406 calories; 
  • protein 18g; 
  • carbohydrates 20.8g; 
  • fat 30.g; 
  • Total calories in peanut butter cookies: 6 servings contain: 406 calories 

What exercises are needed to burn off peanut butter cookies?

  1. Running and jogging: It is one of the most efficient calorie burners. 
  2. Cycling for 30 to 60 mins: It is high as 539 calories in 30 minutes when you cycle 8.6 miles per hour (7 min/mile). 
  3. Climb stairs: A stair-step movement with extensive use burns about 225 calories per half hour.