Edible Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Recipe

Edible Peanut Butter Cookie Dough is the only way to eat raw cookie dough! It’s easy, delicious, and safe to eat. I love this edible cookie dough recipe and I know you will too!

edible cookie dough in a bowl

Edible Peanut Butter Cookie Dough

This edible cookie dough recipe is my favorite indulgent snack. Peanut butter cookie dough that’s safe to eat? Count me in!

Sometimes when I’m baking cookies, what I REALLY want to do is skip the baking part and eat all of the raw cookie dough. That’s a no-no, of course, but…it’s just so good!

That problem has been solved with my edible cookie dough recipes! Delicious cookie dough that’s safe to eat without baking. So you don’t have to pretend you’re not eating spoonfuls of dough anymore; you can do it proudly and without worry. We removed the ingredients that make regular cookie dough unsafe (no raw eggs here).

This edible peanut butter cookie dough recipe is heaven for fellow peanut butter lovers. But if chocolate chip is more your thing, be sure to check out our Edible Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough instead!. They’re so easy to make, I prefer to just make BOTH flavors at the same time. More cookie dough to snack on!

This edible cookie dough recipe is simple and delicious. So skip the cookies and eat the cookie dough! 

a bowl of peanut butter cookie dough

peanut butter cookie dough with peanut butter chips

Edible Cookie Dough Recipe

I am obsessed with edible cookie dough! It’s like a whole new world of dessert and snacking ever since I started making this recipe. Between the chocolate chip and the peanut butter cookie dough, I always have some in the refrigerator for those moments when you just need a quick little bite. 

With no eggs and heated flour, raw cookie dough CAN be safe to eat and I am so happy about it. You won’t be able to bake cookies with this dough, but that’s not what it’s for anyways. Just grab a spoon and dig right in!

Edible Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Ingredients:

  • All-Purpose Flour
  • Creamy Peanut Butter
  • Ground Cinnamon
  • Butter
  • Granulated Sugar
  • Dark Brown Sugar
  • Sea Salt
  • Kosher Salt
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Milk
  • Peanut Butter Chips 

a bowl of cookie dough with a spoon

bowls of cookie dough with chocolate chips

How to Make Edible Peanut Butter Cookie Dough

It’s SO easy to make edible cookie dough. It only takes about 5-10 minutes to make up the dough, and that’s all there is to it. No baking, no waiting around, just combine everything and you’re done.

  1. Start by heating up the flour in the microwave until it reaches 160°F. This is the part that makes it safe to eat. You can also bake the flour in the oven. Check the recipe card for details on how to do this.
  2. After heating the flour, whisk in the cinnamon, and set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, use an electric mixer to beat together the butter and creamy peanut butter.
  4. Next, add in both sugars and continue beating. Then add salt, vanilla, and milk, and continue mixing.
  5. Then mix in the cinnamon flour, and finally, stir in the peanut butter chips.

Keep this edible peanut butter cookie dough in the refrigerator and it will be good for 2 weeks. Be sure to check the recipe card for full details.

Find out how to make Edible Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough right here.

scoops of edible cookie dough in a bowl

edible cookie dough

Why can’t you eat raw cookie dough?

Everyone knows that you’re not supposed to eat raw cookie dough, but do you really know WHY? Cookie dough contains two ingredients that make it unsafe for consumption while raw: eggs and flour. We all know uncooked eggs should not be eaten, but raw flour is just as risky. 

Those are the two ingredients we removed from this edible peanut butter cookie dough recipe to make it safe to eat!

What happens if I eat raw cookie dough?

I’m sure we’ve all had a bite or two of raw cookie dough despite the warnings. While you may not have noticed any consequences, it is actually a serious DON’T. Eating raw cookie dough (especially too much) can lead to food poisoning. You might end up with light symptoms, or it could be much worse. There’s also a risk of E.Coli and Salmonella. Read more about it in this article.

That’s why it’s important to follow an EDIBLE cookie dough recipe like this if you plan to eat the dough uncooked.

a bowl of cookie dough

I think EVERYONE needs edible cookie dough in their life. It’s so good, so simple, and so fun. Chocolate chip or peanut butter cookie dough, pick one or make both! (Here’s a Peanut Butter Cookie recipe you can bake.)

See the recipe card for details on how to make edible peanut butter cookie dough. Enjoy!

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