Super Simple Peanut Butter Cookies

Thank you to Mothering member mphillips for contributing this recipe. Find more recipes here.

This recipes makes about 30 cookies.


  • 1 Cup Natural Peanut Butter (salted – add 1/4 t salt if using unsalted)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Cup Sugar


  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Stir together the peanut butter and the egg, then add the sugar and stir until thoroughly combined. Roll into small walnut-ish sized balls and place on prepared baking sheet.  Flatten slightly with the back of a fork.
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes, until the cookies are puffed in the center and only slightly beginning to brown around their edges.
  • Remove from the oven and cool completely before removing from the cookie sheet, or they will fall apart.
  • Try not to eat them all!


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