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Recipes for Peanut Butter Cookies: 5 of the Most Fun

This aren't your everyday peanut butter cookies.

Are you craving peanut butter, but want something a bit more wild than just a plain dessert? There are certainly ways to mix up your baking routine, and adding a few unexpected ingredients might be the perfect touch. Here are five fun peanut butter cookie recipes, all discovered on Pinterest.

1. Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Forget oatmeal cookies - these Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies are where it's at! Soft, chewy, filled with texture and BIG on peanut Butter flavor https://www.justsotasty.com/peanut-butter-oatmeal-cookies/

Posted by Just So Tasty - Recipes for Sweet Treats on Friday, May 4, 2018

(From Just So Tasty)

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup quick oats
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350 F degrees
  • Beat together butter, sugar, and peanut butter in large bowl
  • Mix together the egg and vanilla
  • Beat in the flour, baking soda, and salt with a mixer on low speed. Add the oats last
  • Form dough into balls and place them 2 inches apart on lined cookie sheet
  • Bake for 8-10 mins

2. Fluffernutter Cookies

Fluffernutter Cookies – Classic peanut butter cookies made with marshmallow fluff, mini marshmallows, and peanut butter...

Posted by Mildly Meandering on Friday, December 7, 2018

(From Mildly Meandering)

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup marshmallow fluff
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon Rodelle vanilla extract
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter chips
  • 1/2 cup mini marshmallows

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350 F degrees
  • Beat together butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar
  • Mix in peanut butter, marshmallow fluff, egg, and vanilla extract 
  • Mix in flour, baking soda, and salt
  • Mix in peanut butter chips and mini marshmallows using spoon
  • Place 1-inch balls of cookie dough onto lined baking sheet
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes

3. Peanut Butter Stuffed Brownie Cookies

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(From The Loopy Whisk)

Ingredients:

  • 7 oz chopped dark chocolate
  • 9 tbsp cubed unsalted butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup and 1 tbsp plain gluten free flour blend (The Loopy Whisk clarifies they used a "store-bought blend of rice, potato, and maize flour with no added xanthan gum.")
  • 1/4 tsp xanthan gum
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 6 - 8 tbsp smooth peanut butter

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 355 F degrees
  • Using a heat-proof bowl above a pot of simmering water, melt chocolate and butter together
  • Using a stand mixer or hand mixer with double beater attachment, mix eggs and sugar together for five to six minutes
  • Mix in melted chocolate to the eggs and sugar

  • Mix in gluten free flour, xanthan gum, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt

  • Place about 1 tbsp scoops of cookie batter onto lined baking sheet
  • Spread each scoop out with spoon and place about 1/2 tbsp of peanut butter in each center

  • Cover peanut butter with about 1 tbsp of the cookie batter so that the peanut butter is fully covered
  • Bake for 12 minutes (The Loopy Whisk points out the cookies "should be slightly crackly on top, with a shiny crust.")

4. Reese's Peanut Butter Cookies

Reese's Peanut Butter Cookies

REESE'S PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES are the absolute best! ?

Posted by Family Cookie Recipes on Saturday, January 26, 2019

(From Family Cookie Recipes)

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup and 2 tbsp butter softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups chocolate chips and Reese's Pieces

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 375 F degrees
  • Mix together peanut butter, butter, white sugar, and brown sugar with hand mixer
  • Beat in egg, milk, and vanilla
  • Mix flour, baking powder, and salt in separate bowl
  • Mix in flour mixture to peanut butter mixture
  • Mix in chocolate chips and Reese’s Pieces mixture (save some Reese’s for top of cookies)
  • Place scoops of tbsp-sized dough onto parchment-lined cookie sheets
  • Press extra Reese’s Pieces into tops of each cookie
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes

5. Oreo Stuffed Peanut Butter Cookies

(From I Am Baker)

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups peanut butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 18-24 Peanut Butter Oreos

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350 F degrees
  • Stir peanut butter and sugar together by hand until smooth
  • Mix in eggs one at a time
  • Mix in baking soda, salt, and vanilla
  • Scoop about 1-2 tbsp-sized dough and place on top of each Oreo
  • Press dough around the cookie, so each is covered (be careful not to break the Oreos)
  • Press fork dipped in flour into the top of the cookies with a criss-cross pattern
  • Bake for 7-9 minutes