If your goal this holiday season is to bake up a batch of cookies guaranteed to impress and delight, look no further than that jar of peanut butter hanging out in your fridge or pantry. From classic chewy peanut butter cookies and chocolate-topped peanut butter blossoms to no-bake bars and a marshmallow-stuffed vegan version, there is something for everyone in these 10 tasty recipes.
Want to make your favorite batch of tried-and-true chewy peanut butter cookies even better? Follow our lead and load them with peanut butter chips and crunchy peanuts.
These cookies are everything you love about classic peanut butter blossoms, with a cinnamon spice twist.
Scotcheroos are basically like Rice Krispies treats mixed with a generous scoop of peanut butter and then coated with a melty layer of chocolate and butterscotch chips (aka total crowd-pleasers).
If Rice Krispies treats are your go-to, this is a fine way to give your holiday baking game some fresh flair. Not only are these chocolate and peanut butter bars ridiculously good, but they also come together with just five ingredients.
This is a chocolate-peanut butter cookie you can feel totally good about snacking on. They're a no-bake, naturally sweetened treat with a handful of dark chocolate chunks, for good measure.
In case you need help taking your peanut butter cookies over the top, this recipe will show you the way. Aquafaba is blended into a gooey marshmallow spread, waiting to get sandwiched between a couple of these four-ingredient cookies.
You know what is always a good idea when making peanut butter cookies? Adding some peanut brittle to the dough! These cookies bake up thin, crisp, and unbelievably delicious.
If you are a serious chocolate-lover, these are the peanut butter cookies for you. They start off like traditional peanut butter blossoms, but skip the Hershey's kiss in favor of creamy espresso ganache spiked with a splash of Kahlua.
Here's exactly what to make when you're feeling indecisive. From oatmeal cookies to peanut butter and chocolate, it hits all the good stuff.
This PB&J-meets-cookie mash-up will take some rolling, cutting, and slicing, but the sweet reward that awaits is totally worth it.