Peanut Butter Cookies

Preparation info

  • Yield:


    cookies, approximately 2¼ inches in diameter
    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Professional Pastry Chef

By Bo Friberg

Published 1989

  • About

These cookies are always a big hit with kids. Instead of currants or raisins, try adding dates chopped to the same size. For something really special, dip the baked and cooled cookies halfway into melted dark coating chocolate.


  • 8 ounces (225 g) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 8 ounces (225


  1. Using the paddle attachment, cream the butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, and peanut butter until fluffy. Add the eggs and vanilla.
  2. Sift together the bread flour, baking powder, and salt. Add to the butter mixture along with the chocolate, peanuts, and currants or raisins, mixing at low speed only until the ingredients are combined. Chill the dough until fi