Peanut butter cookies are one of the simplest kinds of cookies to make. In fact, a few of these recipes have less than five ingredients! And kids love them. Whether you're craving soft and chewy classic peanut butter cookies or fancy peanut butter cookies drizzled with chocolate, there's a recipe here to suit you.
I like to pack these peanut butter cookies in the kids' school lunches or make a batch for a snack for after school. But all of these recipes are also great special occasion cookies, whether for picnics, Christmas, holidays, potlucks or school bake sales.
If you like the combination of chocolate and peanut butter, these are the cookies for you. Simple, yet decadent, these chocolate drizzled peanut butter cookies are tasty enough to make for a bake sale or cookie exchange party. They look impressive on a potluck table, too.
This is a classic peanut butter cookie recipe, the kind you probably remember from childhood. And it's just as popular with kids too. This is my go-to recipe for soft and chewy peanut butter cookies that turn out great every time.
Want to switch things up a bit? Try making these with almond butter or cashew butter. The texture will be slightly different, but it will be a nice change of pace.
Who doesn't love peanut butter kiss cookies? This is definitely a recipe you can make with the kids. I find they they especially like putting the Hershey kisses on the cookies. Try making these with caramel filled Hershey kisses if you can find them.
Don't Miss: Kiss Cookies
A touch of honey in the batter gives these peanut butter cookies a soft and chewy texture that is a real treat for the palate. Mini peanut butter cups take these peanut butter cookies over the top in richness and flavor. If your kids like peanut butter cup candies, they will adore these cookies.
These easy peanut butter cookies have just four ingredients. Simple to make, yet so tasty, this is one of those recipes you will find yourself making again and again.
When I'm making these just for the kids, I use semisweet chocolate, but when I'm making them for a holiday or party where adults will eat them, I use dark chocolate. The extra punch of flavor you get from the dark chocolate pairs beautifully with the soft peanut butter cookies.
Whenever I make these cookies, they are gone in minutes. People just love the idea of a mini peanut butter cup nestled inside a chocolate peanut butter cookie base. And yes, it isn't only the kids who are grabbing these. A hint: Freeze the peanut butter cups before baking these cookies. It keeps them from melting when you press them into the cookie dough cups.