Irresistible Jif® Peanut Butter Cookies

Irresistible Jif® Peanut Butter Cookies

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"These classic peanut butter cookies are a delectable snack with a glass of cold milk or a cup of coffee."
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servings 100 cals
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Original recipe yields 36 servings



  • Calories:
  • 100 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 5.5 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 10.7g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 103 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Combine peanut butter, shortening, light brown sugar, milk and vanilla in large bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Add egg. Beat just until blended.
  3. Combine flour, salt and baking soda. Add to creamed mixture at low speed. Mix just until blended. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheet. Flatten slightly in crisscross pattern with tines of fork.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees F for 7 to 8 minutes or until set and just beginning to brown. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet on a cooling rack; remove cookies to rack to cool completely.


  1. 31 Ratings

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I've been using this recipe for years. Soft & chewy. Just bake longer for a crisp cookie. It always turns out well. Variations: -1- add m&m's -2- top with a chocolate kiss

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I decided to try this recipe because it had such positive reviews. I followed the recipe exactly like so many others had said they had done, and while the cookies turned out soft and moist I fou...

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I've been using this recipe for years. Soft & chewy. Just bake longer for a crisp cookie. It always turns out well. Variations: -1- add m&m's -2- top with a chocolate kiss

This is a family favorite. Old fashion taste like the kind Grandma made.

I've made these with Crisco and with Butter, they are more moist and thick with the Crisco, but just as delicious with butter. I also tried out store brand (Kroger)peanut butter, added (Kroger)p...

There is no need to change anything. This recipe is simply superb. If you want to change something, double the recipe! They go fast!

Wonderful! Followed recipe exactly and they turned out perfect!!

i use butter flavoured Crisco shortening & line my baking sheets with parchment paper to prevent burning. This recipe is approved with a 4 paws UP vote from my rottweiler grand-dog,

These are hands down THE BEST peanut butter cookies ever! I followed the recipe to a "t", and they are very soft with a well-balanced peanut butter flavor. I made 19 large cookies and baked them...

This recipe has won over our whole family!!!! Its not too over powering in the peanut buttery taste its just enough. My son is turning 2 and he must have eaten 4 cookies himself and he is a real...

I used butter instead of shortening and half white/half brown sugar (because I'm low on ingredients for the time being) and even with the substitutions, these came out perfect! I think this woul...

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