Sunday, December 5, 2010

Frosted Peanut Butter Cookies

These are the most amazing, melt in your mouth, peanut butter cookies!!  The cookie itself is perfect but it gets even better when you put the frosting on it.  I could eat these all day long and not get tired of them!  So delicious!

The recipe is from LynnMarie - originally from

Yield: About 5 Dozen Small Cookies

For the cookies:
1/2 Cup Butter
1 Cup Peanut Butter
1 Cup Sugar
2 Eggs
1 Teaspoon Vanilla
1 1/2 Cup Flour
1/4 Teaspoon Baking Soda
1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
1/4 Teaspoon Salt

  1. Set oven 375.
  2. In a Kitchen Aid mixer with the paddle attachment, cream together the butter, peanut butter and sugar until fluffy.
  3. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  4. Whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a separate bowl.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the creamed mixture until completely incorporate.
  6. Drop teaspoon size dough balls onto a lined cookie sheet.  They don't spread very much so you can put more then normal on a cookie sheet.
  7. Bake at 375 for about 8 minutes or until slightly browned.  
  8. While the cookies are cooling, make the frosting.

For the frosting:
1/2 Cup Butter
1 1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar
2 Teaspoons Vanilla
3/4 Cup Peanut Butter

  1. Melt the butter, then beat in the powdered sugar and vanilla with hand mixer.
  2. Then add the peanut butter and mix until smooth.  
  3. Add milk if the frosting becomes too thick.
  4. Spread a generous amount on each cookie.
  5. ENJOY!!


  1. frosting combined with peanut butter cookies! yum!! :)

  2. I love your peanut butter cookies. I especially love that you made a penut butter frosting too (=. I'm in peanut butter heaven.