A ton of decadence with this three-ingredient peanut butter cookie recipe packed with loads of nutrients for you!
A spoonful of peanut butter can lighten your mood but it only gets better in the form of cookies, don’t you agree? One of the most underrated products, it is housed with numerous health benefits. Enriched with Vitamin E, magnesium and copper, it is a fat-friendly food. Ahead, if you are eager to reap the benefits of the same in the form of cookies, scroll down to know more!
- 1 cup of peanut butter
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 medium-sized egg
*In a big bowl, pour in the above ingredients as per the measure and whisk it to obtain a nice thick mixture.
*Line the cookie tray with parchment/ butter paper and take 1/2 tablespoon of the mixture into your palms and roll it into a little ball.
*Do so with the entire peanut butter dough and when you have placed the balls on the tray, take a fork and press it flat.
*Do it in a crisscross manner so that it gets a nice shape and design.
*Bake for 15 minutes in a pre-heated oven at 180-degree celsius.
*Next, transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.
*Dive right into those crunchy decadent cookies! Make sure you store them in an airtight container.
Are you going to try your hand at baking?
Tip: Baking Soda — Baking soda helps the cookies brown nicely, adds texture, and makes the cookies taste better. If you are wondering whether or not you can make peanut butter cookies without baking soda, you can! They will be softer and more cake-like in the middle.
Sugar — You can use pretty much any sugar here. We love a combination of white granulated sugar and brown sugar. The combination makes the cookies taste great with the right amount of sweetness. As a base recipe, we use 3/4 cup of sugar, but for a cookie that’s slightly less sweet, you can reduce the sugar down to 1/2 cup without any issues.