Wendy’s Peanut Butter Cookies

Classic peanut butter cookies.  Just like mom used to make.
PREP TIME25 mins
COOK TIME20 mins
COURSE: Dessert
CUISINE: American
YIELD: 36 cookies


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter or shortening, room temperature
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup peanut butter, smooth or crunchy
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • Preheat the oven to 350⁰F.
  • In a medium bowl, add the flour, baking soda and salt. Use a whisk to mix ingredients together and then set aside.
  • Using a large bowl and wooden spoon, cream together the butter and both sugars.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time, and mix until well combined, and then add the vanilla and peanut butter, and mix again until combined.
  • Add the dry ingredients into the creamed mixture and fold in until well combined.
  • Use a teaspoon to place small sized drops (about 1″ sphere) of dough on a greased or parchment lined cookie sheet. Dip a fork in a small bowl of flour and use it to flatten the dough with a fork.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool completely on wire rack. Store in an airtight container for up to a week.