Jif Peanut Butter Cookies

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Jif Peanut Butter Cookies are a classic peanut butter cookie that is a staple for any holiday cookie tray. The umami, salty and sweet flavor of these cookies are just perfect and always a favorite.
Jif Peanut Butter Cookies stacked.

Jif Peanut Butter Cookies are a classic peanut butter cookie that is a staple for any holiday cookie tray. The umami, salty and sweet flavor of these cookies are just perfect and always a favorite.

Jif Peanut Butter Cookies stacked.

This Jif Peanut Butter Cookie recipe creates a classic peanut butter cookie. Jif peanut butter is used because of it flavor. It has been ranked among the best flavor. See the rankings here. After all, if you want to make a phenomenal peanut butter cookie you need to start with an exceptional peanut butter.

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What makes this recipe great? It is a quick, easy recipe that is great not only for the holidays, but all year round. It is the perfect cookie for the peanut butter lovers in your life.

  • Easy: A great recipe that is easy to make and for children to help with.
  • Ingredients: All found in pantry.
  • Family Friendly: As long as their are no allergies, then everyone will love these.
  • Adaptable: Can make it with Jif natural or low fat versions.
Jif Peanut Butter Cookies stacked on a black tray under a green placemat.

What You Need to Make Jif Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients

Jif peanut butter with sugar, flour eggs etc.

Equipment

How to Make Jif Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe – Step by Step

Jif Peanut Butter Cookies with the mixing of dry and wet and then the final batter.
  • Prep: First, preheat oven to 350F. then in a small bowl, stir together the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  • Mix: Second, in a large bowl, beat together the butter and peanut butter thoroughly then add the sugars and beat until creamy and light. Follow with the egg and vanilla extract, then slowly incorporate the flour mixture until just incorporated.
  • Scoop: Next, use a cookie scoop to portion out the dough on a lined cookie sheet.Use a fork to press down on the cookies, flattening them and making a classic criss-cross pattern.
  • Bake: Finally, bake cookies for 8-10 minutes until lightly golden and set.Cool on the cookie sheet before storing or serving.
Finished dough on a baking tray before and after baking.

Common Questions About Jif Peanut Butter Cookies

HOW DO I STORE PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES?

Store in an airtight container for up to a week at room temperature or in the freezer for up to three months.

EGG SIZE?

Believe it or not egg size matter, after all it is science, therefore (unless the recipe states otherwise) always use large size eggs.

COOKIE TIPS? THERE ARE ALWAYS TRICKS TO MAKING GOOD COOKIES. FOR EXAMPLE:

>Always preheat your oven.
> Cool baking sheets should be used or cookie dough will melt to quickly.
> The best possible ingredients that you can find should be used. Good components yields a great final product.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE FROZEN?

Of course, for up to three months in an airtight container.

WHY DO YOU CRISS CROSS DOUGH WITH A FORK?

This Jif Peanut Butter cookies recipe is very dense and has a tendency to rise up. To get the cookie the crisp outside and tender inside the fork technique allows for even cooking.

Jif Peanut Butter Cookies in close up.

Expert Tips for Making Jif Peanut Butter Cookies

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: A great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and split it into batches.
  • Add Chopped Peanuts: Chopped peanuts or using crunchy peanut butter.
  • Chocolate: Drizzle, dip or coat your cookies with delicious chocolate.
  • Icing: Ice the cookies with a lovely peanut butter icing.
  • Sprinkles: Use decorative Christmas sprinkles to decorate your cookies.
  • Alternatives: Jif Natural Peanut butter or Low fat Jif Peanut butter can be used.

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Jif Peanut Butter Cookies stacked.

Jif Peanut Butter Cookies

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Jif Peanut Butter Cookies are a classic peanut butter cookie that is a staple for any holiday cookie tray. The umami, salty and sweet flavor of these cookies are just perfect and always a favorite.
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Servings: 28 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup Jif peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yoke
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • In a small bowl, stir together the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat together the butter and peanut butter thoroughly.
  • Add the sugars and beat for 2 minutes, until creamy and light.
  • Add the egg and vanilla extract, beat for 30 seconds, then slowly incorporate the flour mixture until just incorporated.
  • Use a cookie scoop to portion out the dough on a lined cookie sheet.
  • Use a fork to press down on the cookies, flattening them and making a classic criss-cross pattern.
  • Bake cookies for 8-10 minutes until lightly golden and set.
  • Cool on the cookie sheet before storing or serving.

Expert Tips

 
  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: A great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and split it into batches.
  • Add Chopped Peanuts: Chopped peanuts or using crunchy peanut butter.
  • Chocolate: Drizzle, dip or coat your cookies with delicious chocolate.
  • Icing: Ice the cookies with a lovely peanut butter icing.
  • Sprinkles: Use decorative Christmas sprinkles to decorate your cookies.
  • Alternatives: Jif Natural Peanut butter or Low fat Jif Peanut butter can be used.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 145mg | Potassium: 68mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 119IU | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg

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