Sweet and Salty Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

G'Day dear friends! Thanks for coming to spend time with me in my little corner of the world Down Under!

Today I would like to share a recipe for Peanut Butter cookies.

Peanut Butter Cookies

I found on the beautiful blog A Spoonful of Sugar and it was adapted from a Donna Hay recipe for peanut butter cookies and it is just delicious!

Peanut Butter Cookies

Time to get the laptop in place and to start baking!

Peanut Butter Cookies

To make these yummy peanut butter cookies you will need:

100 g (1/2 cup) butter, softened
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
1 1/4 cup brown sugar
1 egg
1 1/4 cup plain flour
1/4 teaspoon bicarb soda
1 cup Demerara or similar sugar for decorating

Preheat oven to 180 deg C/350 F/gas mark 4.

Place butter, peanut butter, vanilla and brown sugar in bowl of electric mixer and beat until well combined.

Peanut Butter Cookies

Add the egg and beat until light and fluffy. Add flour and bicarb soda and beat until a smooth dough forms.

Peanut Butter Cookies

Roll one tablespoon of dough into a ball at a time and sprinkle with extra brown sugar. Place on baking trays lined with baking paper.

Peanut Butter Cookies

Then bake for 10-12 minutes. When done, cool on wire racks and then enjoy!

Peanut Butter Cookies 

 Peanut Butter Cookies

These cookies are so delicious because they are crisp and buttery and the peanut butter flavour is not too over-powering. I will definitely be making these again.

Peanut Butter Cookies

Well, we are going out for Pizza tonight so I have a night off from ccoking! Yippee!

Take care and best wishes,
Natasha In Oz 
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  1. What a great recipe!I would love to make them,but unfortunately here in Italy I can't find penauts butter.
    Have a lovely weekend,

  2. Welcome to the Sat. Blog Showcase, Natasha!
    I can't remember the last time I made peanut butter cookies. I can almost taste yours right now. :D

    Thank you for converting the measurements & temp. for us Americans.
    I am not familiar with Demerara sugar but it looks really pretty sprinkled on top, so I will google it to see if I can find it here.
    Thank you for the recipe & the new product to learn about.


  3. The cookies look yummy... A spoon full of sugar looks like a fab blog.. I'm off to visit...

  4. Me too..it's been a long time the peanut butter cookies..Great idea..I like your cookbook..it looks a lot like mine sometimes:)

  5. I saw some bloggers made this too. I would love to make them maybe after Chinese New Year :)

  6. Natasha, those cookies look fantastic! Very similar to the ones my great-grandmother used to make. I can't wait to try this recipe. Thanks for participating!

    Happy Saturday Blog Showcase!

  7. Natasha, Thank you for joining us for the Saturday Blog Showcase.

    I love how you have your laptop set up on the kitchen counter. Ready to cook.

    Great picture of the single cookie sprinkled with sugar ready for the oven.

  8. Natasha
    Your post is making my mouth water this morning!
    These look so yummy...warm with a big glass of milk-that's how I like mine!!

  9. THis looks sooooo good! Yum! I am printing this one! Maybe we will make 'em today! Thanks Natasha! I can't believe it is hard to get peanut butter in Italy! I never knew that!

    Your comment was so sweet! I actually was a little nervous people would really hate that post so thanks! It was a little gross I will admit :)

  10. Hello and YUM! wish I could just wave magic wand and have these pop out of my oven right now!!
    all best


  11. Natasha, can I come over right now? My mouth is watering. Great recipe, thanks.

  12. Natasha, Peanut butter is my favorite cookie! I'm going to have to make these.
    You have a lovely blog, glad you joined the SBS so I could find you!

  13. Natasha,
    Those look yummy- nothing better than a peanut butter cookie with a glass of milk. My recipe for PB cookies have a little bit of cinnamon in them which I always thought was a little odd, but it's tasty.

    Thanks for sharing!
    A Tale of Two Cities

  14. I visit very often A Spoonful of sugar! - and yours!

  15. Wish I could be right over for some cookies and a glass of milk!

  16. I'm a day late to the party but I'll be sure to follow the links and I love cookies so I'll be sure to try this recipe.
    Warm regards and a lovely weekend to you my dear,

  17. I haven't made a peanut butter cookie in ages. Thanks for sharing and participating. I'll have to give this one a try.

  18. i have such a weakness for pb cookies. can't wait
    to give your friend's recipe a try.

    thank you!

  19. They are making my mouth water. They look delicious!

  20. my middle is expanding by the second... peanut butter cookies are my favorite! These look amazing!

  21. hi natasha! i completely agree with you that recipes should be shared! your interpretation of donna's hay cookies is great! i love peanutt butter! check my blog for the cookie recipe, i'm sure you will like it :)
    have a great week,

  22. Wish I could just reach through the screen and take a bite! Luscious looking! But I'm really slobbering the most over your kitchen counter tops and tile back splash. It's divine!

  23. Yummmmm Natasha, those cookies look gooooood. Thank you so much for sharing the recipe. Hope you are having a fantabulous day my friend!

    Hugs and Kisses,

  24. This recipe looks different and yummy. I may have to give these a try. Thanks for sharing.

  25. ummmmm! Warm cookies and milk....one of the better things in life!



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