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Air fryer Peanut Butter Cookies, 3 Ingredients

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Air Fryer Peanut Butter Cookies are a 3-ingredient peanut butter cookie that melts in your mouth. 3-Ingredient peanut butter cookies have been a staple in many houses over the years, now you can easily make these in your air fryer.  

No flour is needed for this decadent and simple peanut butter cookie! Egg, sugar, and peanut butter are all you need. 

Air fryer Peanut Butter Cookies, 3 Ingredients

Air Fryer Peanut Butter Cookies

I am sure by now you have seen the web swirling with the 3-ingredient peanut butter cookie recipe. 

While this recipe is super simple and affordable, it also turns out great. Skip the oven and make these peanut butter cookies in your air fryer. 

Air fryer Peanut Butter Cookies, 3 Ingredients

Can You Make Cookies in Air Fryer

You bet! This recipe is insanely easy and loaded with tons of peanut butter flavor that cooks up perfectly in your air fryer. 

Air fryer Peanut Butter Cookies, 3 Ingredients

You can make these cookies in your Instant Pot Duo Crisp With Air Fryer Lid, Vortex, classic air fryer, etc, 

Air fryer Peanut Butter Cookies, 3 Ingredients

How to Know When Cookies Are Done

The cookies will begin to firm up a bit and if you stick a toothpick in the center and it comes out clean. 

Now every air fryer varies in cooking. So just like the oven keep an eye on your peanut butter cookies. 

They go from fully baked to over-cooked in a matter of a short time. 

Air fryer Peanut Butter Cookies, 3 Ingredients

How To Store Cookies

You can store these peanut butter cookies in an airtight container or sealable bag. Store for 3-5 days. 

You will find fresh is best. This cookie recipe can dry out fast so if you need to soften them up toss them in the microwave for a second or two. 

Air fryer Peanut Butter Cookies, 3 Ingredients

How To Make Air Fryer 3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

Only 3 Easy Ingredients are needed!

  • Mix all of the ingredients together with a hand mixer.

  • Spray air fryer trays with canola spray. (you can use parchment paper, but it will take your cookies a bit longer to cook)
  • Preheat the air fryer to 350 degrees.
  • Place rounded balls of dough onto the air fryer trays. Gently press down with the back side of a fork, twice.

Air fryer Peanut Butter Cookies, 3 Ingredients

  • Place the air fryer tray in the middle position in your air fryer. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Serve with milk. 🙂

Air fryer Peanut Butter Cookies, 3 Ingredients

Can You Freeze Peanut Butter Cookies

Sure. Don’t want to use up all the cookies at once? Good choice. Save back some cookies that you can store in the freezer.

Air fryer Peanut Butter Cookies, 3 Ingredients

The cookies can freeze for up to three months. Thaw on the counter for a quick thaw. Or toss them in the microwave to soften them up. 

Air fryer Peanut Butter Cookies, 3 Ingredients

Will This Work With Nut Butter

This is something I can’t fully say. I would have to say to remember the different textures of each peanut butter. 

You might find if you use almond or cashew butter it might not mix up properly. If I try it, I will for sure update the post. 

Air fryer Peanut Butter Cookies, 3 Ingredients

Variations to 3 Ingredient Cookies

  • Add ½ cup of chocolate chips to the batter. 
  • Drizzle cooked cookies with chocolate. 
  • Add ⅓ cup peanuts or another nut to the batter. 
  • Spread jelly on one side and smash two cookies together for a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. 

Air fryer Peanut Butter Cookies, 3 Ingredients

As you can see the ways to enjoy this dessert are endless. Whether you stay home or go out, you have recipes and activities to enjoy. 

Air fryer Peanut Butter Cookies, 3 Ingredients

Easy Cookies

If you enjoy baking you have to try this recipe. My air fryer saves energy, doesn’t heat up the home, and is so easy to make. 

Air fryer Peanut Butter Cookies, 3 Ingredients

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Air fryer Peanut Butter Cookies, 3 Ingredients

Air fryer Peanut Butter Cookies, 3 Ingredients

Air fryer Peanut Butter Cookies, 3 Ingredients

Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes

Air Fryer Peanut Butter Cookies, 3-ingredients are a peanut butter cookie that melts in your mouth. It could not be any easier to make in your air fryer.

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Peanut Butter
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Egg

Instructions

  1. Mix all of the ingredients together with a hand mixer.
  2. Spray air fryer trays with canola spray. (you can use parchment paper, but it will take your cookies a bit longer to cook)
  3. Preheat the air fryer to 350 degrees.
  4. Place rounded balls of dough onto the air fryer trays. Gently press down with the back side of a fork, twice.
  5. Place the air fryer tray in the middle position in your air fryer. Cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Serve with milk. 🙂

Notes

*Yields 10 large cookies

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

10

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 236Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 19mgSodium: 130mgCarbohydrates: 26gFiber: 1gSugar: 22gProtein: 6g

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  1. Using the instant pot vortex air fryer, do you recommend cooking these with the air fryer setting or the bake setting?

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