Delicious Three Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

Updated on August 30, 2016
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Alyssa loves sharing her family's favorite recipes with the world. She is a wife and a mom who enjoys drinking large amounts of coffee.

All you need to make these delicious peanut butter cookies!
All you need to make these delicious peanut butter cookies!

With the rise in gluten-free diets, it can be difficult to find dessert recipes. This recipe is perfect because it does not require flour. In fact, this recipe only calls for three simple ingredients, and it is one of my personal favorites!

These cookies are great to make when you are pressed for time and just want to whip up a quick treat. They are also perfect for those times when you don't have a bunch of ingredients on hand and you don't want to run to the store. Here's what you need.


  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg

Yield: Approximately two dozen cookies.


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine peanut butter, sugar, and egg in a bowl. Mix well.
  3. Grease cookie sheet.
  4. Drop rounded spoonfuls onto pan.
  5. Flatten the top with a fork, making a criss-cross pattern.
  6. Sprinkle a little sugar on each cookie.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until golden brown.


Try this recipe out, rate it below, and leave a comment letting me know if you liked the cookies!

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        Alyssa 19 months ago from Ohio

        That is awesome, Suzette! :) You're welcome!

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        Suzette Lowe 19 months ago

        Alyssa, I baked these cookies for a 24-year old young lady that is in a wheel chair, has tumors, etc I told her last night after my rehab therapy I was going to visit and bring her soe PB Cookies!!!! She asked me from SCRATCH? I said "YES from SRATCH!" Thank you Alyssa and will be checking out more of your recipes!!!! Bay Springs, Mississippi

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        Alyssa 20 months ago from Ohio

        They are very easy to make! And quick! :) Enjoy!

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        JR Krishna 20 months ago from India

        This is very easy to make

        Cookies look yummy

        Thank you