Recipe By Francie
Published Apr 3rd
Prep - Cook - Additional - Ready In -
Servings 1 dozen Calories 393.8

This recipe has just 3 ingredients. It’s fast, easy and the cookies are wonderful! It’s great for kids that are just learning to bake.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. 2 Combine the peanut butter, white sugar and egg. Mix until smooth.
  3. 3 Drop spoonfuls of dough onto the prepared baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 6 to 8 minutes. Do not overbake! These cookies are best when they are still soft and just barely brown on the bottoms.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 393.8
  • Carbohydrate 41.8 g
  • Cholesterol 31 mg
  • Fat 22.5 g
  • Fiber 2.6 g
  • Protein 11.8 g
  • Saturated Fat 4.8 g
  • Sodium 209 mg
  • Sugar 37.3 g


  1. for those of you adding baking soda, etc. - those recipes are also on allrecipes, so you're kind of rating the wrong recipe. For a THREE INGREDIENT PEANUT BUTTER COOKIE this recipe is perfect. If you want more than 3 ingredients, go to another recipe for peanut butter cookies.
  2. Recipes like this were popular at the start of the low carb diet phase, many even taking it a step further by using a sugar substitute--I was willing to give it a try but my taste buds objected! The texture is unpleasant and the taste disagreeable. There is no substitute for a good, old-fashioned tradional - Read more ...
  3. Boy, did this recipe make my husband happy. I wanted to make him a treat at 10 o'clock at night and came browsing around this site. He LOVES peanut butter so i searched PB recipes. I printed a few but chose to make this one. His favorite treat is peanut butter cookies and he loved - Read more ...
  4. Reading the instructions on this I see she did not mention you should flatten cookies with a criss cross fork action, I think that would help on the overwhelming peanut butter taste, because it makes them more crispy, and also it DOES only take 8-10 minutes this uncooked peanut butter...they are SOOOO good!!! I - Read more ...
  5. I read the reviews for this recipe before I made them. I figured with so little ingredients try them and if they aren't good I am not out too much. I rolled them into large walnut shaped balls and pressed a fork with sugar in a crosscut pattern. I baked them for almost 15 minutes - Read more ...
  6. Great cookies! I added a splash of vanilla, a small pinch of baking soda and a little salt and they turned out delicious. Without the additions, they tasted a little off. With the baking soda, the cookies really spread out! I also baked them for a total of 12 minutes this time around, and found - Read more ...
  7. FINALLY a peanut butter cookie recipe that I'll eat and ENJOY!! Peanut butter is probably my favorite food but until today, I never much liked PB cookies because of their dry, crunchy texture that left you gasping for milk. This recipe was PERFECT and SOOOO easy!! I felt like a snack today so I halved - Read more ...
  8. I use splenda instead of sugar for a fairly low carb cookie!
  9. this is a very tasty cookie! i've made a change when i bake it, though. try adding 1 tsp of baking soda. this makes it a little lighter.

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