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Square photo of two plates of air fryer peanut butter cookies with milk jars behind them and a cooling rack.

Air Fryer Peanut Butter Cookies

It's no secret that peanut butter and chocolate are a heavenly combination, so it should be no surprise that these air fryer peanut butter cookies are amazing. These cookies are soft, chewy, and full of delicious peanut butter flavor.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 261kcal


  • Air Fryer


  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Whisk together the flour, salt, baking soda, and baking powder in a medium bowl.
  • In a stand mixer's bowl, beat the butter, brown sugar, and white sugar over medium speed until fluffy, about 3 minutes.
  • Add the peanut butter and beat until incorporated.
  • Scrape down the bowl, and add the egg and vanilla. Beat until incorporated.
  • Add the flour mixture and process until just incorporated.
  • Preheat your air fryer to 325° F.
  • Roll the cookies into balls and place them in your air fryer, cooking in batches if necessary.
  • Make a crosshatch design using a fork.
  • Cook for 7 to 8 minutes, until golden.
  • Allow to cool for 5 minutes, and then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.


Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 181mg | Potassium: 125mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 256IU | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg