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Peanut Butter and Butterscotch Chip Criss Cross Cookies


  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup of butter 2 sticks, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup peanut butter or 1 15 oz container of Peter Pan Simply Ground peanut butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup butterscotch chips


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Mix the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt in a bowl, set aside.
  • In a standing mixer with paddle attachment cream the butter and sugars at medium speed for about 2 minutes.
  • Add peanut butter to the mixer and mix for an additional 30 seconds.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, and mix after each addition.
  • Add in the vanilla and mix until combined.
  • Turn the speed of the mixer down to low/stir and slowly add in the dry ingredients. Stir until just combined.
  • Stir in the butterscotch chips.
  • Form dough into approximately 2 inch diameter balls and place on parchment lined baking sheets approximately 2 1/2 inches apart. Press criss cross design into the dough balls with a fork.
  • Bake for approximately 10 minutes. When edges start to become golden brown they are done.
  • Remove from oven and allow to rest on baking sheet for about 5 minutes.
  • Transfer cookies gently to a wire cooling rack until cool.
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