Basic Peanut Butter Cookies

Basic Peanut Butter Cookies


"This recipe uses a pre-made mix that keeps for several weeks at room temperature. You can look at the recipe for Basic Cookie Mix here at! Use 2 cups for this recipe. Add the following ingredients to the mix to make Basic Peanut Butter Cookies."


45 m servings 69 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 69 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 6.4 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.5g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 2.2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 17 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 55 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  2. Melt butter over low heat and stir into Basic Cookie Mix. Stir in peanut butter and lightly beaten egg. Add vanilla and mix well.
  3. With lightly floured hands shape into 1 inch balls and arrange about 2 inches apart on a greased cookie sheet. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes until golden. Cool a couple of minutes before removing from cookie sheet to racks to complete cooling.


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  1. 12 Ratings


This recipe is really QUICK and EASY. I followed LAWCT's procedure to change the recipe a little and the cookies came out real GREAT! This really is the best peanut butter cookie I've ever taste...

There is not enough liquid to hold this batter together. My suggestion would be to increase the amount of peanut butter to 1 cup (softened in microwave for 1 minute 45 seconds) and to increas...

After having bad results with all the varieties of the basic cookie mix, I've altered the recipe for the peanut butter ones, and they turned out really well. I doubled the basic mix (4 cups) use...

I read two reviews that said with the additions that LAWCT suggested the cookies turned out perfectly. So I gave them a try. The dough looked and tasted as it should for peanut butter cookies bu...

I've just started experimenting with the basic cookie mix. These cookies were so easy and came out perfect. I used my hoffritz cookie sheets and reduced the temp to 325. I baked them for 12 m...

I liked this recipe, it has a very good taste. The dough was a little dry at first, but after starting to roll it, it became softer and stuck together nicely.

I agree with LAWCT's review. Cookies didn't hold together very well. Maybe I will try LAWCT's suggestions.

Thank I really enjoy these recipe!

I agree with LAWCT. It needs more peanut butter and butter. Did not taste peanut buttery enough for me