Edible Peanut Butter Cookie Dough

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Edible Peanut Butter Cookie Dough is love at first bite. You'll be eating this edible cookie dough by the spoonful!
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 8 minutes
Cool Time: 10 minutes
Total: 28 minutes
Edible Peanut Butter Cookie Dough

Edible Peanut Butter Cookie Dough is love at first bite. You’ll be eating this edible cookie dough by the spoonful! Plus, its completely safe to eat.

Edible Peanut Butter Cookie Dough

Raw edible cookie dough meets creamy peanut butter is a dream come true if you’re some you who loves to eat the dough when you are making peanut butter cookie mix. I can promise you, this recipe for peanut butter cookie dough will be quickly enjoyed by your family.

To learn more about the risks of raw flour, check out the CDC.


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  • 30 Minute Treat: Make this Edible Peanut Butter Cookie Dough in less than a half of an hour.
  • Family Friendly: Your kids will chow down on peanut butter cookie dough full of peanut butter flavor.
  • Adaptable: You can add in mini chocolate chips or chopped peanut butter cups for different flavors for this edible peanut butter cookie dough recipe.
A spoon of the edible cookie dough.
  • All Purpose Flour: You can use a flour alternative such as almond flour if you wish.
  • Peanut Butter: Creamy or chunky, natural or whatever is on sale. Pick your texture.
  • Brown Sugar: Light or dark brown sugar are both wonderful.
  • White Sugar: Make with a sugar alternative to make it lower in calorie.
  • Milk: Whole milk, heavy cream, skim milk, or even almond milk will work.
  • Vanilla: Pure vanilla extract.
  • Salt
  • Peanut Butter Chips: Or use chocolate chips for more goodness.
Flour, sugar, brown sugar and the peanut butter.

How to Make Peanut Butter Edible Cookie Dough

These are the basic steps for making Edible Peanut Butter Cookie Dough. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

Cooking the flour and making the dessert.

STEP 1: HEAT TREAT FLOUR

You will first want to heat treat the flour on a parchment paper lined baking pan at 350 degrees for 8 minutes. Make sure to stir flour halfway in between to prevent the flour from burning. Remove from oven, set aside and allow to cool.

STEP 2: WET INGREDIENTS

In a medium sized bowl, beat together both sugars and peanut butter for about 2 minutes until fluffy. Then beat in milk and vanilla until fully combined.

STEP 3: DRY INGREDIENTS

In a small bowl, whisk together the salt and flour, then add flour mixture to the wet ingredients. Mix the peanut butter cookie dough until no dry streaks of flour remain, the consistency should be thick. You can optionally fold in peanut butter chips with a rubber spatula and serve immediately at room temperature or keep in the fridge for later. Use scoops to make uniform balls.

Adding the sugar to the peanut butter batter.

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

To make this recipe ahead of time, follow the instructions per usual and just store the edible peanut butter cookie dough in the fridge or freezer.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Store peanut butter cookie dough in an airtight container for in the refrigerator for 4-5 days.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

You can easily freeze this recipe, store in an airtight container or freezer bag, in the freezer for up to 9 months.

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE GLUTEN-FREE

To make this recipe gluten free, just use a gluten free alternative such as bob’s red mill 1:1 ratio.

WHAT MAKES RAW EDIBLE COOKIE DOUGH SAFE TO EAT?

Edible raw cookie dough does not contain raw eggs and uses heat treated flour, making it completely safe to eat raw by the spoonful.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

This recipe can easily be doubled or halved, just increase or decrease ingredients proportionally.

HOW TO HEAT TREAT FLOUR AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?

To heat treat flour, all you need to do is bake flour on a baking sheet for 8 minutes. The point of this is kill any harmful bacteria in the raw flour that could get you sick, such as salmonella.

Final mixture in a white dish.
  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This is a great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and enjoy!
  • Cookie Dough Balls: Roll cookie dough into 1-2 tablespoon sized balls and dip into chocolate.
  • Chocolate: If you love the combo of chocolate and peanut butter, add chocolate chips, chopped peanut butter cups, reese’s pieces, or white chocolate chips.

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Edible Peanut Butter Cookie Dough

Edible Peanut Butter Cookie Dough

Yield: 10 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 8 minutes
Cool Time: 10 minutes
Total: 28 minutes
Edible Peanut Butter Cookie Dough is love at first bite. You'll be eating this edible cookie dough by the spoonful!
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 cup Peanut Butter
  • 2 Tablespoons Brown Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons White Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Milk, or more as needed
  • 1/2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • Peanut Butter Chips, optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Spread the all-purpose flour on a baking sheet and bake for 8 minutes, stirring once halfway through.
  • Allow heat-treated flour to cool completely before proceeding with the rest of the recipe.
  • In a medium-sized bowl, beat together the peanut butter and sugars until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.
  • Beat in the milk and vanilla extract until well-combined.
  • Whisk together the flour and salt and then add to the batter and beat until completely incorporated and no dry streaks remain.
  • Add peanut butter chips, as desired, and then refrigerate until ready to serve.

Expert Tips

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This is a great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and enjoy!
  • Cookie Dough Balls: Roll cookie dough into 1-2 tablespoon sized balls and dip into chocolate.
  • Chocolate: If you love the combo of chocolate and peanut butter, add chocolate chips, chopped peanut butter cups, reese’s pieces, or white chocolate chips.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 82kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 0.4mg | Sodium: 88mg | Potassium: 51mg | Fiber: 0.5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.4mg
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate chip, cookie dough, edible, Peanut butter

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