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Celebrate National Peanut Butter Cookie Day with Skippy’s classic recipe

Today marks the annual occasion that brings delight to cookie and peanut butter fans everywhere: National Peanut Butter Cookie Day! SKIPPY®, the brand known for its irresistibly smooth and delicious peanut butter, is thrilled to join the celebration and spread the joy that homemade peanut butter cookies can bring.

“The SKIPPY® brand team believes that happiness is best shared with a delicious treat, and there aren’t many treats sweeter than a classic peanut butter cookie!” said Ryan Christofferson, SKIPPY® brand manager. “National Peanut Butter Cookie Day is the perfect opportunity for us to celebrate our fans’ love for peanut butter, as well as enjoy the simple pleasure of homemade cookies.”

Baking up a batch of mouthwatering SKIPPY® classic peanut butter cookies is a perfect way to celebrate the occasion. The brand’s own recipe combines the creamy goodness of SKIPPY® peanut butter with a perfect level of sweetness, creating a treat that will satisfy every peanut butter lover’s cookie craving.

Skippy’s Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe


  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup SKIPPY® Natural Creamy Peanut Butter Spread
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. In small bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; mix well.
  3. In large bowl, beat together peanut butter spread and butter with electric mixer until smooth. Beat in granulated and brown sugars, eggs and vanilla until blended. Beat in flour mixture just until blended. (Refrigerate dough until easy to handle, if needed.)
  4. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Arrange cookies 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Gently flatten each cookie; press crisscross pattern into tops with fork dipped in sugar.
  5. Bake cookies 12 minutes or until lightly golden. Cool completely on wire rack. Store in tightly covered container.