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National Peanut Butter Cookie Day

If it’s not already obvious from our products and blog posts, we LOVE peanut butter! Whether baked into desserts, mixed into marinades, or blended into smoothies, the more PB2 the better. Naturally, we celebrate any holiday that pays respects to our favorite flavor, including National Peanut Butter Cookie Day! On June 12, we will proudly fire up our ovens on and bake batch after batch of the best peanut butter cookie recipes we’ve collected over our years of cookie-testing research.

Although PB2 and traditional peanut butter are alike in flavor, there are a few reasons why we only bake with PB2! For one, all our powdered peanut butter products have more protein per serving with less fat and fewer calories. Depending on which variety of PB2 you’re using, you’ll find 4 to 6 grams of protein per 13-gram serving, 90% less fat, and 70% fewer calories than typical nut butter options. We don’t think you should have to sacrifice your nutritional goals to enjoy that classic peanut butter taste! 

If you have advanced wellness needs, your favorite peanut butter cookie recipe can easily become a tasty pre-workout snack simply by adding in PB2 Performance! Not only does it deliver 20g of complete plant-based protein with only 190 calories and 4.5g of fat per serving, but it also has added prebiotic fiber to support digestive health.

To celebrate National Peanut Butter Cookie day in style, we’ve rounded up all our top recipes that will satisfy any sweet tooth. Remember PB2 Powdered Peanut Butter can be a direct replacement for liquid nut butter options in any recipe. Simply measure out the required peanut butter and add the same amount of PB2 instead! Happy baking!

Organic Peanut Butter Cookies

Calling all peanut butter lovers – we have found your latest obsession!

It doesn’t get much more traditional than these perfectly soft, yet chewy peanut butter cookies. Not only are they simple to make and highlight all the best parts of this classic dessert – they use guilt-free organic ingredients too. 

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

For a hearty twist, try this peanut butter oatmeal cookie recipe. The oatmeal adds a wholesome flavor to every bite which makes these cookies more filling than your typical dessert. You can prepare and drizzle on the included vanilla bean icing if you are looking to indulge or eat them plain for a great on-the-go snack option.

Peanut Butter Blossoms

This recipe roundup wouldn’t be complete without including a great Peanut Butter Blossom! There is something so satisfying about the perfect amount of chocolate right in the middle of each cookie that makes this such a fan favorite. By substituting flax egg for the required whisked egg, and choosing vegan chocolates, the recipe can also be made to suit any vegetarian or vegan meal preferences too!  

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

If you just can’t decide between chocolate and peanut butter, these cookies are for you! Replace the ½ cup of plain cocoa powder with PB2 Peanut Powder with Cocoa to add even more protein and peanut-buttery goodness. Resulting in rich flavorful cookies that are also super plump and soft, be sure to bookmark this recipe for future use. Recipe from Amanda’s Cookin’.

Peanut Butter Monster Cookies

Monster cookies are the best option when you can’t decide what cookie to bake. Loaded with chocolate chips, candy pieces, oats, AND peanut butter, they offer something for everyone. This recipe has a subtle peanut butter flavor which can be amplified by adding in a little extra PB2. You can also try making it with PB2 Crunchy instead if you prefer a little extra bite! Recipe from Tastes Butter From Scratch.

Peanut Butter Meltaway Cookies

There are two kinds of people. Those who like chewy cookies and those who prefer soft. We finally found a recipe that everyone will like with these unique meltaway cookies! They start chewy and then dissolve into a soft chocolate center for the absolute best of both worlds. To top it all off, they only take 18 minutes to make, including prep and bake time! Recipe from Oh Sweet Basil.

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