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Peanut Butter Streusel Cookies

Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 18 -24


  • 1 + 1/2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1 + 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • [b]Streusel Topping
  • [/b]1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon butter , melted


  • Preheat Oven to 350 degrees F. To make the streusel topping, melt butter in microwave. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, sugars and cinnamon. Add peanut butter and mix with a fork or hands. Pour in butter. Mixture should be clumpy and crumbly. Add more butter or flour to make more crumbly if needed.
  • In a bowl fit with a mixer, beat together butter, peanut butter and vanilla extract. Beat in both sugars, salt and baking powder. Gradually mix in flour and continue mixing until well incorporated. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Roll into 1 1/2 in balls and slightly flatten with fork making a crisscross. Top cookies with streusel topping and bake for 10-13 minutes. Let cookies completely cool before moving to cooling rack.