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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Today is the day before Christmas Eve and my children are so excited that Santa is coming soon. We arrived home from Taiwan yesterday evening and we’re trying to recover from jet lag. Without having time to take a breather, my mom is arriving this morning from Japan to spend Christmas and New Years with us!

I’m thinking of baking these delicious Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies with my mom and the kids today along with some other cookie recipes that I’ve found from other blogs. I know we’re a little behind in cookie making this year but the children are reminding me that we need to bake cookies before Santa comes.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies II

Last month Erin from Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts told me her Peanut Butter Cookies recipe is so easy that even I, who doesn’t bake often (or doesn’t bake at all), can bake these. My first reaction was “no butter and no flour? really?” I didn’t even know it’s possible to make cookies with just 3 ingredients (original recipe doesn’t have chocolate chips)! I took her suggestion and tried baking these cookies before my trip to Taiwan. I was really surprised how easy it was to bake these cookies and how delicious they turned out.

From the original recipe that Erin provided, I adapted a little bit by using brown sugar instead of all white sugar. Also I used extra crunch peanut butter for the crunchy texture that I always enjoy. Other than that the recipe is so simple that I have nothing else to add. They were simply scrumptious! Thank you Erin for the recipe! Also I want to thank you Mai from A Cup of Mai for this very useful small cookie scoop that I won from her giveaway LONG time ago… It was so easy to make the same size cookies!

Happy Holidays to you and your family!

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Serves: 16-20 cookies
  • 1 cup extra crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees. In a medium size bowl, stir to combine the peanut butter, sugar, brown sugar, and egg. Add the chocolate chips and stir again.
  2. Using a cookie scooper or a 1 teaspoon measuring spoon, drop the batter onto a large baking sheet.
  3. Bake the cookies for about 8 minutes or until lightly browned. I prefer crunchy cookies, so I bake about 9-10 minutes (my oven usually requires a bit more time than most recipe instructions).
  4. Remove from oven and let sit on the tray for 5 minute before placing them on a wire rack to cool (because they are really soft).
Source: adapted from Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts

Posted in: 30 Minutes Or Less, Baking Recipes, Desserts, Holidays, Quick & Easy, Snacks, Winter

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  • Charles December 23, 2011, 12:17 am

    Happy Holidays Nami – I hope you have a wonderful time, not only with your mother but surrounded by your wonderful family! Delicious looking cookies – If I were Santa, I would feel honoured to have them left for me with a glass of milk ;)

    I remember that when Santa visited me he always left me an Apple and a Clementine as well as the rest of the things! I suppose dental hygiene is important to Santa :D :D

    Take care, and see you online again in 2012!

  • Mr. Three-Cookies December 23, 2011, 12:19 am

    This is incredibly simple, good recipe.
    Merry Xmas and all the best for 2012, hope you have a wonderful time with your family and good luck with cookies making

  • Giulietta | Alterkitchen December 23, 2011, 12:26 am

    Welcome back, Nami, and with cookies… what a Christmas gift!
    I made peanut butter chocolate chips cookies yesterday, but I froze the dough.. so I’ll have my cookies in a heart beat :)

  • Ellena December 23, 2011, 1:20 am

    Merry Christmas Nami and welcome back :) Love those yummy pre-christmas treats. Hope you have a wonderful time with your family and enjoy!!!

  • amy @ uTryIt December 23, 2011, 1:22 am

    Nice presentation, Nami. What an easy cookie recipe and they do look very delicious! Wow, no butter and no flour!? I gotta give these a try. :) Thanks for sharing. Wish you a wonderful time with your Mom and family. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you. I look forward to reading your new posts in 2012!

    All the best,

  • Sissi December 23, 2011, 3:54 am

    Nami, I am so happy you are back and that apparently you have had lots of fun in Taiwan. Your cookies look perfect and luscious as all the sweet treats you have posted on your blog! I have always been convinced you would make a terrific baker and the above photos are the best proof.
    I had no idea such a thing as a cookie scooper existed, so thank you for giving me the idea for another gadget (my cookies never have the same shape).
    Have a lovely time with your mum, have a rest and enjoy the holidays!
    Merry Christmas to you and all your family!

  • chinmayie @ love food eat December 23, 2011, 4:00 am

    Welcome back Nami! Great to see a post from you once again :) Hope you had a lot of fun in Taiwan! I have never seen a cookie recipe without flour! I have to try it out!!

  • Mi Vida en un Dulce December 23, 2011, 5:43 am

    Thanks Nami for this post. Hope you enjoyed the time spent with your family in Taiwan.
    Just want to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year.

  • Erin @ Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts December 23, 2011, 6:07 am

    I am so glad you made them Nami! Yours look gorgeous, you have me beat there by far :)
    I hope you have Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Enjoy your time with your Mom!

  • Melanie @ Melanie Cooks December 23, 2011, 7:12 am

    These cookies look very tasty! Have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year!

  • Allie December 23, 2011, 7:19 am

    Aw, I bet your kids are SO excited, I remember that feeling so well!

    I hope you catch up from the jet lag :)

    The cookies look WONDERFUL!

  • Caroline Foo December 23, 2011, 7:28 am

    Welcome back, Nami.

    Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year to you and your family.

  • Terris-Free Eats Food December 23, 2011, 7:37 am

    So glad you are home safe and sound. How exciting that your mom is back for a visit too! Your kids must be beyond excited. :)
    The cookies look awesome! See, you’re a gluten-free blogger now, just like me. ;)
    Merry Christmas!

  • wok with ray December 23, 2011, 7:38 am

    Welcome back to the U.S., Nami! I’m glad that you and your family are back and I’m sure had so much fun in Taiwan. I’m also glad that your mom will be with you until New Year and that is really a good thing. I’m sure these cookies are special not only because of the ingredients, but because you are baking them with and for your family and that is the best ingredients in my opinion!

    Enjoy the Holidays, Nami and I may also have to dim the blogging lights for the holidays.

    ~ ray ~

    • Sawsan@chef in disguise December 23, 2011, 12:12 pm

      Welcome back Nami, I can’t believe how easy these cookies seem..just 3 ingredients! wow..looking forward to trying them.
      Wishing you and your family a happy and blessed time.
      Enjoy your time with your mum

  • Emily @ Life on Food December 23, 2011, 7:49 am

    Yum! You got to love a 3 ingredient recipe. Santa will be oh so happy.

  • Loveforfood December 23, 2011, 8:05 am

    perfect for christmas. i love peanut. yummy!

  • Heidi @ Food Doodles December 23, 2011, 8:15 am

    These look fantastic! Such a simple recipe too! It’s so nice that you get to spend so much time with your family :D Enjoy it! Happy holidays :)

  • Chandani December 23, 2011, 9:12 am

    Oh Nami the cookies looks absolutely fav and your mom coming for christmas made me miss my mom. Oh how I wish she was here with me this christmas. Anyway I am not a baker too so this recipe will be great go to. BTW I moved my blog to new location don’t forget to visit me there.
    Happy holidays.

  • Sanjeeta kk December 23, 2011, 9:27 am

    Wow..a flour-less cookie..just saw this post on twitter and followed you here. Glad to find your lovely space.

  • Evelyn December 23, 2011, 9:27 am

    Nami, I am so happy that I’ve found your blog. I love all your recipes! They look fabulous. Happy holidays to you and your beautiful family.

  • Sandra's Easy Cooking December 23, 2011, 9:35 am

    Welcome back! Your cookies look amazing, and I so glad that you baked..see they look very delicious!! Have a happy holidays and have a great time while your mom is with you!!! hugs!!!

  • Belinda @zomppa December 23, 2011, 10:02 am

    Whirlwind travel! Great to chill out to some milk and these cookies – have a wonderful holiday!

  • Cucina49 December 23, 2011, 10:44 am

    Those are lovely cookies–enjoy your well-deserved break!

  • Manju December 23, 2011, 10:59 am

    Welcome back! Happy Holidays to you and your family! I bet your kids are soo very excited :) Enjoy the holidays!

  • Cassie December 23, 2011, 1:18 pm

    I love easy peanut butter cookie recipes. See, Nami, I knew you could bake!! Happy Holidays to you and yours!

  • Sylvia@Peaches and Donuts December 23, 2011, 1:56 pm

    Welcome back Nami and have a good time with your mum when she’s there!
    Your recipe is really almost the same as mine and I love how easy yet delicious it is!
    hmmm, i need to get myself one of those cookie scoops too!

  • Eri December 23, 2011, 2:57 pm

    Welcome back Nami! Merry Christmas!! I wish you all the best, for you and your family! Have fun and well.. get some rest! XOXO

  • Kath (My Funny Little Life) December 23, 2011, 4:30 pm

    These cookies look wonderful, Nami! Wishing you a merry Christmas and happy holidays!

  • Weng December 23, 2011, 5:12 pm

    Merry Christmas Nami! I’m glad you enjoyed your holidays in Taiwan. Wishing you and your family the best!

  • Kita December 23, 2011, 5:57 pm

    It sounds like you have a ton going on right now! Im just trying to catch up from the normal 9-5 and you have travel and your mom coming to visit! I hope your holiday is awesome! These cookies sound delish.

  • Liz December 23, 2011, 6:30 pm

    See, I knew you were a fabulous baker! Your cookies look perfect! And Erin’s blog is such a wonderful inspiration! Enjoy the time with your mom and family…wishing your a very Merry Christmas, Nami!

  • Reem | Simply Reem December 23, 2011, 7:31 pm

    Cookies look wonderful Nami….
    Have a wonderful time with your mom dear..

    Wishing you and your family a Very Happy Holidays…

  • Mel December 23, 2011, 8:49 pm

    Your Peanut Butter Choc Chip Cookies look real crunchy and yummy! Looks like I have to bookmark this to bake it one day! Thanks for this recipe.

  • Helene Dsouza I Masala Herb December 23, 2011, 9:32 pm

    Nami your cookies look so cute, I love the hue and choco chips give the cookies a gorgeous texture. I didnt know either u could bake cookies without flour! O.O i d love to taste them. I dont realy know what peanutbutter tastes like, its very uncommon in my cultures.

    Glad u enjoyed your trip to Taiwan. Enjoy your time with your mother. I am sending u merry christmas wishes to u and your family from the sunny distant Goa. =)

  • Jessica December 23, 2011, 10:24 pm

    Happy Holidays to you Nami!!! I wish you and your family a very merry christmas =)

    How festive do these look! Love that santa carrier for the cookies… and I had no idea you went to visit my hometown (Taiwan)! Glad you had fun and are safely back. Cheers!

  • Ann December 23, 2011, 11:41 pm

    Hi Nami! The cookies look delicious! You enjoy your break….we’ll be here when you get back!

  • Jeannie December 24, 2011, 3:59 am

    These cookies do sound so delicious and easy to make! Hope I can make some soon!

  • Dolly December 24, 2011, 3:59 am

    oh nami, they would go good for xmas presents hehe.

    Merry Xmas :P

  • Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella December 24, 2011, 4:00 am

    Happy holidays Nami! I hope you enjoy your break, you deserve it after working so hard to give us such deliciousness throughout the year. Erin’s recipe looks amazingly good. I’ve tried three ingredient cookies before and they were delicious :)

  • Alyssa December 24, 2011, 5:15 am

    Great cookies! I bet the kids loved making these. I hope you and your family have a Happy Holiday!!!!

  • Kim Chiu December 24, 2011, 6:39 pm

    Hi Nami,

    Welcome back to the states. Merry Christmas to you and the fam and I hope to see you in the New Year!


  • Vicki Bensinger December 24, 2011, 6:54 pm

    Nami these cookies sound simply irresistible. I too am taking time off until after the holidays to spend time with family but this is down time right now so I thought I’d check out a few blogs.

    Have a wonderful time with your mom and a Merry Christmas and a Happy, Healthy, New Year!

  • Lori Lynn December 24, 2011, 7:08 pm

    Hi Nami!
    Santa will love them!
    Welcome back.
    Wishing you and your entire family a very Merry Christmas and a happy healthy prosperous New Year!

  • Anne@frommysweetheart December 24, 2011, 7:13 pm

    Oh Nami….these cookies look wonderful! I’m stopping by to wish you and your family a wonderful Christmas. And enjoy the time with your mom! How nice to be all together for the holidays! : )

  • Alessandra December 24, 2011, 10:36 pm

    Geee i like the idea of that ice cream scoop for the cookies, I will have to try!!!!

    Marry Xmas Nami!!!


  • kat December 25, 2011, 12:17 am

    lovelycookies! merry christmas!

  • Raymund December 25, 2011, 10:42 am

    I can’t believe there is no flour in that cookie, never tried one of those yet but they look amazing. Merry Christmas!

  • Katherine Martinelli December 25, 2011, 10:55 am

    Nami I hope you had a wonderful trip to Taiwan! And that is so wonderful that your mom is now visiting from Japan! Busy, busy. I hope you are having a very merry Christmas and have a wonderful new year as well. These cookies look soooo good! I can’t wait to try them.

  • Shirley December 25, 2011, 6:53 pm

    Welcome back, Nami! I’ve never heard of a cookie recipe that didn’t use flour or butter, but I’m going to pass this one on to my gluten-free friends and I know they’ll be excited.

  • torviewtoronto December 26, 2011, 6:20 pm

    delicious looking peanut butter cookies
    happy holidays to you and family

  • raquel December 27, 2011, 3:18 am

    Hi Nami, Merry Christmas my friend, I’m too busy and this is the only time I could read your blog post…I am looking for a pastries that I could try this New Year and I think this is easy to make…=)

  • Chopinand @ ChopinandMysaucepan December 27, 2011, 7:52 am

    Dear Nami,

    These cookies look really nice! I trust you had a great holiday in Taiwan and now you’re in for a second holiday at home :) :)

    Hope you had a great Christmas and it was so nice meeting you this year since we started blogging. Look forward to more of your great recipes and the best wishes to you and your family for 2012!

  • Daisy@Nevertoosweet December 27, 2011, 8:29 am

    Hello Nami :)
    Belated Merry Christmas and hope you enjoyed a great Xmas with your mum visiting from Japan!

    The peanut butter chocolate chip cookies look amazing~ Can’t wait to try making them! but i think i’ve gotta get one of those ice-cream scoops first hehe

    Happy holidays and all the best in the New Year!

  • Loveforfood December 27, 2011, 8:40 am

    This looks fantastic. Hope you had a great Christmas.

  • Rachel Cotterill December 27, 2011, 10:49 am

    Mmm, I love homemade cookies, and chocolate peanut butter is one of my favourite flavours :)

  • Hyosun Ro December 27, 2011, 6:59 pm

    Nami – So good to see you back! I know you had a great time in Taiwan. Amazing you managed to post this beautiful cookie recipe as soon as you got back over the busy Christmas weekend. Also glad to hear mom’s visiting. That’s exciting! Hope you have a wonderful holiday season with mom and the rest of the family!

  • sophia December 27, 2011, 8:25 pm

    Nami, you have a life outside of your blog. We all understand and I for one would rather you and your family be happy! I hope you have a wonderful time with your mother…and I hope you overcome your jet lag with no problem at all!!

    Happy Holidays, Nami! And happy new year! (hug)

  • Kiran @ KiranTarun.com December 27, 2011, 9:49 pm

    Happy New Year, Nami! A must try cookies. I am astounded with the idea of no-flour or butter. Amazing :D

  • Sonia December 28, 2011, 12:23 am

    Nami, welcome back from holidays, I bet you had a wonderful holidays in Taiwan. I am curious the taste of a cookie made without flour, to find out, I need to make this myself, hehehe ..don’t said sorry , spend more time with your family and I am sure you will be back with full of energy !! Happy Holidays and Happy New Year to you and your family, see you soon.

  • Rosa December 28, 2011, 12:49 am

    What fantastic cookies! I am a sucker for treats that are made with PB and chocolate.

    Best wishes for 2012!



  • Purabi Naha December 28, 2011, 7:22 am

    Nami, hope you had a great time with your family during the holidays! These peanut butter treats are absolutely great and I am bookmarking the recipe. These cookies are tempting me to make them very soon and gobble them up!

  • Lyndsey @The Tiny Skillet December 28, 2011, 7:40 am

    I have never made a cookie without flour…how cool is that?!! Not much of a baker myself either. These look perfect and must be all flavor! I love my dough scooper, great for biscuits too. I really like the photos.

    I think you should take a break and enjoy your family! So nice to be able to catch up with you. You are great to give us any notice…I usually get so busy that I am lucky to get a blip out when I return :) Hope you and your family have a wonderful holiday!

  • Tobias @ T and Tea Cake December 28, 2011, 3:07 pm

    I hope your trip really was as great as it sounds it was!
    This recipe really sounds so simple and yum I think it is a must-try! I’d say it’s of the kind that you whip up in no time when you surrender to your sudden cookie-cravings. ;)


  • Reese@SeasonwithSpice December 28, 2011, 5:30 pm

    Welcome back from your holiday Nami. Your kids must be happy that you made these for them. These cookies are great for many beginners who want to get a hand in baking cookies. Will pass them along with some friends who will appreciate this.

    We’re slightly late with our Christmas greeting this year, but glad that the busiest time is almost over. Happy New Year to you & your family! Wishing you a wonderful time with your mom.

  • Asmita December 28, 2011, 6:23 pm

    Welcome back Nami. Hope you had a wonderful trip. These cookies absolutely delicious.
    Enjoy your time with your mom and Happy New Year.

  • Tiffany December 28, 2011, 6:29 pm

    These look great Nami! I wish I had a couple … dozen… right now! :D

  • Maja December 29, 2011, 1:51 am

    Happy holidays Nami! This looks amazing, you give me a wonderful idea:)

  • Glamorous Glutton December 29, 2011, 5:26 am

    What great looking cookies and I love that cookie scoop. I’ll have to see if I can find one here in the UK. Happy Holiday GG

  • mycookinghut December 29, 2011, 5:50 am

    Happy Holidays to you! I love the combo of ingredients you have used in making the cookies!

  • Claudia December 29, 2011, 7:26 am

    Oh so easy – they would last five minutes in my home – but it would be a happy five minutes. Wishing you all good things in 2012.

  • Biren @ Roti n Rice December 29, 2011, 10:01 am

    I have never made a flourless cookie and I really should as it is gluten-free. Glad to hear your mom is here to spend some time with you. Wishing you a Happy New Year!

  • Holly December 29, 2011, 10:10 am

    Welcome back Nami! These cookies look delicious! Hope you have a fantastic New Year!

  • Yi @ Yi Resevation December 29, 2011, 6:34 pm

    I think peanut butter and chocolate chips are a perfect match. I am not a huge cookie person but this is one of the cookies I like to eat and to even make at home.

    I like the idea of butterless and flourless cookies. Will try this recipe next time I am making this. Thanks for sharing!

  • mjskit December 29, 2011, 7:32 pm

    Welcome Back Nami! I hope you are having a wonderful time with your mother. I’m sure it’s very special having her here with you and your family. One can always rely on the kids to remind you that there are no cookies in the house. :) I’m with you that it’s hard to believe a cookie without butter or flour; however, after seeing the recipe I can see that they would be fabulous! I’m passing this on to my niece who is on a cookie making craze right now. We have a deal – she makes the cookies and passes “a few” on to me. :) Happy New Year!

  • tigerfish December 29, 2011, 8:54 pm

    Welcome back home, Nami! Hope you have gotten over the jetlag. That’s something I don’t enjoy whenever I travel to Asia. I may do another travel soon near Chinese New Year and the long-haul flight is what I dread.

    Anyway, good to hear that you are back home and here’s wishing you Happy New Year to you and your family.

  • Baker Street December 29, 2011, 8:55 pm

    I love peanut butter and chocolate together! I always make a big batch dividing half to make chocolate chip and half to satisfy a plain and divine peanut butter cookie craving. Your cookies look perfect Nami! xx

  • Yuri December 30, 2011, 3:09 am

    Nami-san, Happy Holidays and Have a very Happy New Year! And… welcome back from the holidays:-)

    I do love peanut butter cholocate chip cookies! The combination of these two fabulous ingredients can beat anything. I can’t get these great “American” soft cookies here in Japan (I must say… not in entire Japan but in where I live..). I should bake if I can’t buy what I want. But the problem is… my oven doesn’t work properly:-( I would get one as soon as I can.

    I am sure that you had a wonderful family time in Taiwan and hope that you will spend lovely time with your mom!

  • Roxana GreenGirl {A little bit of everything} December 30, 2011, 8:13 am

    Hi Nami!
    It’s been a pleasure reading and drooling over your delicious recipes this year. Can’t wait to see what you have in store for 2012! These cookies sound so delicious! Enjoy your holidays with your family!
    Happy New Year!

  • Caroline December 30, 2011, 11:10 am

    Only five ingredients?? Now that’s my kind of cookie recipe! Love to see some baking items on here, Nami. You did a great job with these. ;) I hope you have a wonderful time with your mom while she’s here, and we’ll see you in January! Happy 2012!! x

  • Hotly Spiced December 30, 2011, 3:13 pm

    I hope you got over your jet-lag in time to have a wonderful Christmas. Happy New Year!

  • Carolyn Jung December 30, 2011, 6:52 pm

    Wow — no flour! Who would have thunk? Nothing better than a very simple cookie recipe that provides irresistible results. Happy New Year to you! ;)

  • Sook December 30, 2011, 10:55 pm

    Hi Nami, I know how jet lag can be so hard! I remember the last time I came back from Korea – me and my infant boy were up until 4 am for a week! Hope you had a lot of fun in Taiwan! P.S. These peanut butter chocolate chip cookies look so good! I will def. have to try them soon!

  • Cooking Rookie December 30, 2011, 11:03 pm

    Nami is baking – yey! Great cookies, so simple, pretty and I bet delish! Have a great time with your mom and Happy 2012!

  • Peggy December 31, 2011, 7:45 am

    Hope you’re having a wonderful time with your family Nami! I bet Santa loved these cookies, because I know I would =)

  • Magic of Spice December 31, 2011, 11:35 am

    These cookies look fantastic! And I hope you have a lovely break and time with your mom.
    Happy New Year Nami, wishing you a most beautiful 2012!

  • melonpan January 1, 2012, 1:54 am

    i wish you and your family a happy new year^^

    i hope i can see further amaizing recipes :-) i love your side

  • Pudding Pie Lane January 1, 2012, 4:08 am

    Hi Nami, happy new year! I love your idea of using crunchy peanut butter and brown sugar, it would have a great texture and yummy toffee like taste (and I bet Rudolf would have loved them too!) :D I hope your family has had a good Christmas and that your mum enjoys her visit!

  • Evelyne@CheapEthnicEatz January 1, 2012, 11:37 am

    Wow, I cannot believe there are only those 3 ingredients in the cookies. Super for peanut addicts, like my mom. I hope you are having a wonderful time with your mom till the very last moment. I was also very happy to find you this year. Nami, I want to wish you and your family a wonderful New Year for 2012 filled with health, loved ones and success in your endeavors.

  • Dolly January 1, 2012, 6:23 pm

    happy new year NAMI :)

    to eating and beyond :)

  • Claire January 4, 2012, 9:13 pm

    What a simple recipe! They look very moist and gooey, my fave for cookies. Happy New Year!

  • beti January 8, 2012, 7:59 pm

    they look so crunchy! I love how you just scooped them, pretty easy

  • Martyna@WholesomeCook January 11, 2012, 2:39 am

    Love peanut butter and chocolate together, reminds me of a snickers bar, but a little better for you without the caramel. Going to make these!

  • amrita March 4, 2012, 2:57 am

    hey! i made these this weekend but im wondering if u flatten the ball of cookie dough u put on the baking tray? coz u didnt mention whether u do and i left mine as balls thinking they melt down to flat cookies in the oven but they didnt :( they were round balls…still taste good tho…great recipe!! xx

    • Nami March 4, 2012, 3:09 am

      Hi Amrita! Aww thank you for trying this recipe! Nope, I didn’t flatten them. They were just like how you see them in the picture. I scoop it up and put it down…so it’s sort of loose, unlike it’s a “ball” shape. Did you roll the dough? I wonder if that can be a reason… next time use two tea spoon to scoop up and drop on the baking sheet. :-) Cooke scooper just helps to make the same size cookies, but there is no need to make balls. :-)

      • amrita March 4, 2012, 3:14 am

        yeah i did roll it…thinking it wld just melt in the hot oven (from previous cookie recipes) ill do the tea spoon thing ….mite be my peanut butter here in australia…i used Kraft Crunchy peanut butter….

  • Lizette September 15, 2012, 1:07 am

    Hi Ms.Nami, thank you for the recipe. I was excited to bake this cookies seeing the simple ingredients, but it didn’t hold up like it supposed to. Any tips?

  • Wen November 28, 2013, 4:18 pm

    Just curious, doesn’t this recipe require any flour? And I wonder won’t it be too sweet with only sugars and egg and peanut butter? :D

    • Nami November 30, 2013, 1:52 am

      Hi Wen! That was my first reaction too! Surprisingly there is no flour included!!! It’s more like typical American cookies, so it can be a little too sweet for Asian persons’ taste for example, but we do enjoy these cookies. :)

  • Kassie Zhang March 2, 2014, 7:01 pm

    I made this recipe twice :) The second time I tried adding a little milk to make it less sweet and just a bit softer. Both times were really good! Thanks for awesome recipe~

    • Nami March 3, 2014, 11:30 pm

      Hi Kassie! Twice! :D So happy to hear you enjoyed these cookies and thank you for trying this recipe! :)

  • Tai January 9, 2015, 6:07 pm

    Hope you had a great holiday season! These cookies were just what we were looking for. We have a few friends who can’t have any gluten, so these were perfect for a treat to take to them. I added mini mnms chocolates for a little fun color. My house loves crunchy cookies too, so I baked just a little longer as suggested.

    • Nami January 10, 2015, 10:32 pm

      Hi Tai! I did. :) Ohh mini M&Ms sounds so good! My kids will definitely love them!