whole wheat peanut butter cookies

A lot of people don't like peanut butter cookies. Well, those people should just move right along, because I love peanut butter cookies, and I'm here to spread the good word about one of my favorite recipes. Long live the peanut butter cookie!

This recipe makes approximately 35-40 small cookies.

Note: Set out the egg and butter ahead of time so that they can reach room temperature.


  • butter 125 g 4.5 ounces
  • light brown sugar 200 g 7.25 ounces
  • vanilla 1/2 teaspoon
  • peanut butter 300 g 10.75 ounces
  • eggs 2
  • whole wheat flour 200 g 7.25 ounces
  • baking soda 1/2 teaspoon
  • salt 1/4 teaspoon
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Beat butter, sugar and vanilla together until whipped and light in color.

Add peanut butter and mix until combined.

Add eggs, one at a time.

Sift together dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture, mixing until just combined.

Bake at 180° C 350° F for 10-12 minutes, or until cookies crack slightly on the top. Let cool completely before removing from sheetpan.