Peanut Butter Cookies Hand Mixer Pantry Ingredients

Homemade Classic Peanut Butter Cookies Pantry Ingredients

Classic cookie recipe for Peanut Butter Cookies using pantry ingredients and a hand mixer. You can use a stand mixer but mixing by hand or a hand mixer works just a well. A simple recipe to start with to teach your kids cooking with your and a good snack for that midday break.


  • 1 & 1/2 cup of flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup of room temperature butter
  • 1/2 cup of white sugar
  • 1/2 cup of packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup of creamy peanut butter
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons of milk
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • Extra white sugar to roll the round cookies in before baking


  1. Preheat oven to 375° F
  2. Mix all the dry ingredients together, flour, baking soda, and salt set aside.
  3. Cream the butter and white and brown sugar. ( not the 1/2 for rolling).
  4. Add the milk and the vanilla.
  5. Add the egg and peanut butter to the butter and sugar mixture and mix well.
  6. Add the dry ingredients to the wet and mix well by hand, it will be sticky.
  7. Using two spoons or a cookie scoop form one tsp balls of dough, drop in the bowl of white sugar to coat and roll around.
  8. Place the cookies on an un-greased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.
  9. Take a fork dipped in sugar and make a criss-cross pattern on the top of the cookie to flatten the cookie into a flat round shape.
  10. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes depending on your oven.
  11. When you take cookies out of the oven transfer to a cooling rack.
  12. Take one unwrapped Kiss and gently place in the center of each cookie, press lightly.
  13. Let cool