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Apple Peanut Butter Cookie

Delicious, Soft, Chewy Cookie Recipe Loaded with Peanut Butter, Cinnamon and Fresh Apples! 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time32 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Apple Peanut Butter Cookies
Servings: 24
Calories: 165kcal
Author: Julie Evink


  • 1/4 c. shortening
  • 1/2 c. chunky peanut butter
  • 1/2 c. sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 c. all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2/3 c. peeled apple chopped


  • Cream the shortening, peanut butter and sugars together in a large bowl until light and fluffy. Then beat in the egg and vanilla until well combined.
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  • In another bowl combine the dry ingredients together. Add to the creamed mixture gradually and mix until well blended. Stir in the apple.
  • On greased baking sheets drop rounded tablespoonfuls of dough. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and cool 5 minutes on baking sheet. Remove to wire racks and let finish cooling.


Reduced-Fat Peanut Butter is NOT recommended for this recipe.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 165kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 101mg | Potassium: 68mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1.1mg