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Irresistible Jif(R) Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

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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Original recipe makes 3 dozen Change Servings


  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.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 28, 2007

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

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 04, 2010

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 found the flavor to be very bland. I've had much better tasting peanut butter cookies than these. I'm a little disappointed.


31 Ratings

Aug 11, 2007

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

Sep 11, 2009

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)peanut butter chips and placed a Hershey Kiss on top right after bringing them out of the oven. I wanted to see if they could be made with lower cost ingredients and it seems you just can't mess these up, they are delicious any way you make them!!

Nov 08, 2007

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

Dec 10, 2007

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

Nov 04, 2007

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, Jasmine...she scooped these cookies off a Christmas "dessert" plate & left all the rest of the was the Jif cookies that she was yearnin' for. try these...humans Love'em too & my roddy-girl can vouch for how yummmmy these are...they're a must-have classic for any cookie jar.

Oct 21, 2007

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 for 10 minutes. PERFECT!


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  • Calories
  • 100 kcal
  • 5%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 10.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 5.5 g
  • 8%
  • Fiber
  • 0.3 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 103 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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