4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

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A peanut butter cookies that uses minimal ingredients, is ready in 15 minutes and comes out perfectly every time! 4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe
4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

Perfect Every Time

So, there have been a ton of 3 ingredient peanut butter cookie recipes going around, which I have tried and really like.  But, because I have this need to be different and re-create recipes,  I decided to make a 4 ingredient cookie.  Even though it adds another ingredient they are just as quick and easy to make. Now, actually you may consider these 5 ingredient, with the addition of chocolate.  But, since it is optional (chocolate is never optional here, but some folks may want to leave it out)  I do not count it as an ingredient.

4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

Trust me when I say these are SO EASY. Craving a gooey, decadent goodie at 8pm?  Get up and make these cookies, in 15 minutes you will be in enjoying them.

Yield: 5

The Best 4 Ingredient Cookie Recipe Ever

The Best 4 Ingredient Cookie Recipe Ever
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup of Peanut Butter
  • 1 Cup of White Sugar
  • ¼ Cup of Rolled Oats
  • 1 Large Egg

Instructions

  1. You do not need a mixer for these cookies.
  2. Hand mix the sugar, egg and peanut butter until combined well , scrape the sides down.
  3. Add the oats , mix well.
  4. Drop spoonfuls onto a cookie sheet, lightly press with a fork
  5. Bake on 350 for 8-10 minutes
  6. Cookie will be soft, edges will start to brown slightly.
  7. Allow to cool for a few minutes, lightly press in the mini Reese's
  8. Makes a baker's dozen!

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For another quick and easy recipe that uses just a few ingredients try our  Mini Dutch Apple Pies

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