Jumbo Three Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies
Giant Cookies for Bake Sales, Picnics, Gift Baskets
Jumbo Three Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies are a
super-sized variation of 3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies, identical but for
Like its little sister, this recipe calls for a simple
ration of ingredients: 1-1-1 for cups of peanut butter to cups of sugar to
eggs. Plus with no flour in the recipe, they are gluten free.
Since these are jumbo cookies, they take more cookie dough
per cookie – about 2 -3 times more than the smaller twin. That’s why you bake
The easiest way to make a batch of these evenly-sized jumbo cookies
is to use a ¼ cup measuring cup to scoop each one. Check out the baking tips
for ideas about how to prevent the cookie dough from sticking to the scoop when
you measure out the cookies.
You can double or triple the recipe to make more cookies.
You can also reduce the recipe to make just 3-4 cookies, simply be keeping the
1-1-1 ratio of ingredients.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Bake time: 15-18 minutes
Makes about 12-18 cookies
3 cups peanut butter (any variety)
3 cups granulated sugar
Directions for Jumbo Three Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies
- Preheat oven to 350º F. Line baking sheets with parchment
paper or silicone baking mats.
- In a medium bowl using an electric mixer on medium speed,
cream peanut butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs.
- Press cookie dough into a ¼ cup measuring cup. Tap the cup
with your hand to release the dough onto the cookie sheet. Place cookies 3
inches apart on the prepared baking sheets. With a fork, press tines over
peanut butter balls in a crosshatch pattern, one at a time, to flatten each
- Bake 15-18 minutes until cookies are lightly brown around
the edges and appear to have no moisture peeking through crackled tops. Do not
over bake. Cookies are best when they are still soft with bottoms that are
barely light brown. Remove cookie trays from the oven.
- Allow cookies to sit for 5-10 minutes before using a spatula
to transfer them to a wire rack. Let cookies cool completely.
- Wrap individual cookies in plastic wrap for cookie baskets
or bake sales. Store remaining cookies in an airtight container.
Special Baking Tips for
Three Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies
You can use either smooth or crunchy peanut butter in this
Cookie dough is thick. Before pressing cookie dough into ¼
cup measure, spray the cup with vegetable spray. The dough will release from
the cup more readily. Pull away cup edges from the pressed dough, turn the cup
upside down into your hand, and tap the cup into your hand to release the
dough. Respray the cup for each cookie.
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