Peanut Butter Love Cookies

I love peanut butter! And when added to cookies you create the most perfect dessert. This simple peanut butter cookie is made super special by creating heart shapes with the batter. Perfect for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day!


1/2 cup granulated sugar

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

1/2 cup (1 stick) salted butter, melted

1/2 cup smooth peanut butter

1 large egg

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon baking soda

Directions (makes 20-25 cookies)

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a mixing bowl add sugar, brown sugar, and melted butter, stir until creamy
  3. Add peanut butter, egg and vanilla, continue stirring until creamy and well combined
  4. Add flour and baking soda stir until well combined
  5. Scoop or roll doll into 1 1/2 inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet
  6. Flatten each ball using a glass coated in sugar. I used a bit of water on the bottom of the glass and then dipped the glass into the sugar, and then flattened each cookie
  7. To make a heart shape use a butter knife or the handle of a fork to cut into the top center of the dough. press it outwards to create a “v” shape and use your fingers to create the curve part of the heart
  8. Use your thumb and index finger to pinch the bottom of the dough to make a “v” shape or the bottom tip of the heart
  9. My first cookies I used a fork to create crisscross marks you see in traditional peanut cookies but I felt it looked better without the marks
  10. Bake for 10-12 minutes, be careful not to over bake them or your cookies will be hard. You want a softer chewier cookie.

Enjoy! (or share with your Valentine)

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