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3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

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serves/makes:   10


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3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe
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1 egg
1 cup sugar
1 cup peanut butter


Combine all ingredients until mixed. Roll mixture into 1 inch balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and flatten each ball with a fork. Bake at 350 degrees F for 8-10 minutes. Cool for 5-7 minutes then place on wire rack.


238 calories, 14 grams fat, 25 grams carbohydrates, 7 grams protein per serving. This recipe is low in sodium.
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Added soy free/dairy free chocolate chips for the ultimate easy cookie

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I made these with splenda brown sugar so they are gluten free (No Flour) and sugar free I also let them cook for 11 min's very good!

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I really like these cookies. In my opinion they should bake for about - 12 minutes and be left on the cookie sheet until they've cooled completely. This keeps them from falling apart and seeming raw. I too, enjoy adding chocolate chips to the mix. Reminds me of Reese's Peanut Butter cups! They're also wonderful for people who require a gluten free diet as no flour is needed.

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Greetings. I was craving peanut butter cookies and did not have any baking soda. I was way too lazy to go to the store. So..I came to this site. :) I am so glad I did. All these years and I never knew that I could do this. My kids loved them!! Thank you!!

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I have been making these cookies for 50's some hints & ideas:
Mix PB with sugar first and after you've added the egg & mixed, let it set for 15 grainiess

I usually flatten the cookies by cross hatching them using a fork dipped in sugar.

I make thes without cross hatching them and after they have cooled drizzle the tops with chocolate chips that have been melted in the micowave with a tsp. of butter..sometimes I even dip them in this chocolate.


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I liked the cookies but they were still raw when they came out of the oven!

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I was quite skeptical about this recipe considering there were just 3 ingredients needed, but I'm a believer now! They are really, really good. I will never go back to the more complicated peanut butter cookie recipes because there is no point. After the first batch I decided to see how they would taste using a teaspoon of vanilla and I think it made them even better (if possible). Highly recommend!

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Sep 5, 2009

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These are perfect to use with a Cookie Press. Choose your favorite shape, press onto a baking stone, bake and enjoy!

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i just got done bakin them and um well.. they r still gooshy. will they harden while they cool?

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These Cookies were really good and i made them in a short time before my mom had got home.
P.S. these cookies are so easy to make i made them and i am only 12

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