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Magical Peanut Butter Cookies

A simple recipe for peanut butter cookies.



  1. Mix all ingredients together well.
  2. Form into 18 balls and bake 10-15 minutes at 350° F (175° C).
  3. Note: recipe featured on a show by Paula Deen.
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Just made these using the original recipe of 1 egg, 1 cup peanut butter, 1 cup sugar, 1 tsp. vanilla and they turned out perfect. I used a tablespoon of dough for each cookie and it made 18 cookies. Once baked, the cookies are about 2 inches in diameter. These were perfect for my baked goods/sweets craving that I have been having. And my kids love them too.
22 Jan 14 by member: chispaza
These are very tasty! I even made them in little hearts for valentines day. My fiancee loved them!
17 Feb 12 by member: panda332
I love them it took next to no time to make. My son ask me when I'm doing it again. You only need one because they are so rich in taste. I'll be making more today THANK U:0)
05 Sep 11 by member: clearjewel
just made we will see
19 Sep 10 by member: Big Orr
my hubby should like these for 3 points
15 Mar 10 by member: fitzsweets1
Per the Paula Deen website, here are the correct measurements: 1 egg 1 cup sugar, or 1 1/3 cup sugar replacement (recommended: Splenda) (only 1 c goes into cookies) 1 cup peanut butter, creamy or crunchy 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
01 Mar 09 by member: soniaw75
These are good. I guess I made smaller cookies because I got 30 out of the receipe, but it works for me. Still satisfying and less calories, fat and all that other stuff! BTW, even the kids liked them.
14 Jan 09 by member: mstrysh
I love this recipe. It's in my recipe box in my kitchen! :) Hubby & I tried this recipe after seeing it on Paula Deen's show! ;) They cookies are very crumbly, but they are totally MELT-IN-YOUR-MOUTH good!
24 Nov 08 by member: fightingobesity
All peanuts have some fat even dry roasted. But good fat!
28 Feb 08 by member: gug
I don't think there is any such thing as fat free peanut butter..please tell me if there is so I can stop watering mine down! LOL.
27 Feb 08 by member: Lotus
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Nutrition summary:

There are 116 calories in 1 serving of Magical Peanut Butter Cookies.
Calorie break-down: 55% fat, 32% carbs, 13% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 68
Calories 116
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 7.5g 12%
  Saturated Fat 1.561g 8%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.026g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 3.505g  
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 70mg 3%
Potassium 98mg  
Total Carbohydrate 9.97g 3%
  Dietary Fiber 0.9g 4%
  Sugars 7.73g  
Protein 3.95g  
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 14% Iron 32%
of RDI*
(116 calories)
6% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (32%)
Fat (55%)
Protein (13%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories