Chef John's Classic Peanut Butter Cookies


Soft, rich, moist in the middle, slightly crispy around the edges, with that nutty flavor—no wonder the peanut butter cookie is America’s favorite! In... See more this video, Chef John shows you how to make this classic cookie. No secret ingredients here and no modern techniques, just good old-fashioned peanut butter cookie goodness. You’ll see how to combine ingredients and get a great trick for making uniform-size cookies. Scoop, roll, and place the cookies on the baking sheet. Follow along with the recipe for Chef John's Classic Peanut Butter Cookies. Chef John will also show you how to perform “the old stampa-stampa” to create that signature cross-hatch mark. See more Chef John videos >>

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Aug 20, 2013 5:55 PM

#OMG! So funny! I love Food Wishes! Peanut Butter Cookies are one of my faves! I am so making these soon!

Danielle Robert

Jun 23, 2013 5:48 AM

Too funny!!!! And small but very helpful tips too --- thanks :-)


Dec 22, 2012 9:07 AM

Hey Chef ;).. just wanted to let ya know that my Great grandmother used to roll these in sugar, then do the "hash-tag" (lol)criss-cross mark then sprink with a lil more suger.. your fork won't stick in the criss cross when pulling up!!.. :)..But I have to admitt I like the EXTRA sugar:)

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