4-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies + Chocolate Chips

These 4-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies are so easy, fast, and yummy! Add in chocolate chips or other favorite mix-ins for even more deliciousness.

4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

We eat a lot of cookies at our house. All of us love them, and they’re pretty much devoured in no time at all. I have a lot of cookie recipes that are popular, but the holy grail is always peanut butter and chocolate.

Needless to say, Peanut Butter Cookies are at the top of the list, but I almost always add in chocolate chips. They just go together! I have several really yummy recipes that I go back and forth between, but this one might be made the most often. With only 4 ingredients, they come together so fast and easy!

4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

4-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies + Chocolate Chips

A couple of my kids made these this afternoon, and they’re almost gone! It really is the perfect recipe for beginning bakers, because it’s so simple. If you have a child that wants to start to learn to bake, or get in the kitchen with you, this is a really great recipe to learn with.

It’s a crunchy cookie, on the outside, but melts quickly in your mouth. The inside is soft, and with the melty chocolate chips, they’re pure heaven. Just try and have only one!

4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

I have a daughter that can’t eat gluten, so any time I can find a really yummy recipe that doesn’t use flour, it’s a huge win. To make sure they’re gluten-free, just double check your peanut butter. Most have no gluten, but it’s good to always look at the label, just in case. It’s a cookie recipe that everyone loves, so it’s great for taking to any kind of event or gathering. And then I know she can have a treat that’s there. I promise, you don’t miss the flour at all!

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4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies


  1. You can easily cut this recipe in half if you need to. The original recipe I have uses half of all the ingredients, but I double it because I always need more cookies!
  2. I love using silicone baking mats! They’re super easy to use and clean. Other favorite baking items include these baking sheets, stand mixer, and cordless hand mixer.
4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

4-Ingredient Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Old Salt Farm
These 4-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies are so easy, fast, and yummy! Add in chocolate chips or other favorite mix-ins for even more deliciousness.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Cookies, Desserts
Cuisine Cookies, Dessert, Desserts
Servings 24


  • 2 cups peanut butter
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 cups chocolate chips


  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with a baking mat or parchment paper.
  • Mix the sugar and peanut butter together, then add baking soda and eggs. Mix well, then stir in the chocolate chips. (I've also used a wooden spoon…no mixer… when I was in a hurry–and It worked great!)
  • Roll the dough into balls and place on the prepared cookie sheet. Use a fork to make a criss cross pattern on each one. Bake for 9-10 minutes, or until the edges are set. Let the cookies cool for a few minutes before removing from cookie sheet.


*These cookies will last for 3-4 days in an airtight container.  If they make it that long. :) 
*You can easily halve this recipe.  I like to make a bigger batch because we have so many people, but if you need less, just cut it in half.  
Keyword chocolate and peanut butter, easy cookies, gluten free cookies, peanut butter cookies

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  1. 5 stars
    Gluten free baking is not the same as regular baking. That being said, these are comparable to our regular PB cookies! I used a natural, must stir peanut butter right out of the fridge. We halved it as a trial and studded most with carob chips. My kids loved them and even though they were rather crumbly, they absolutely fulfilled the cookie craving! Will make these again, and soon!

    1. YAY! I’m so happy to hear that you made them and love them! And it’s true—it’s amazing how similar they are to a PB cookie with flour in it. xoxo

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