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Peanut Butter Cookies V

Peanut Butter Cookies V

Shirley

Shirley

Crunchy peanut butter makes the cookies very nutty, but use smooth peanut butter if you prefer it. Bake the cookies for 15 minutes if you like them soft in the middle, or for 20 to 25 minutes if you like them crisp.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 145 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 6.9 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.8g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 206 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Set the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Cut up the butter in a bowl. Add the sugar, and cream them together until fluffy. Add the peanut butter, flour and egg; beat everything together with the wooden spoon until the dough is smooth.
  3. Put teaspoonfuls of dough on a cookie sheet. Bake them for 15 to 20 minutes. Put them on a wire rack to cool using a spatula.
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XCHUNILALX
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XCHUNILALX

11/21/2004

great basic peanut butter cookie recipe but i needed to make a few modifications (thus the 4 stars). 2 cups of flour is definitely enough for this recipe. i used 3/4 cup brown sugar & 1/4 cup white sugar, added a tsp of vanilla essence, & used crunchy peanut butter & added 2 tbsps more of the PB than stated. the dough was, as other reviewers mentioned, on the dry, crumbly side, so i added 2 tbsps milk & 1 tbsp water. baked at 180C for 15-16 minutes. i left them to cool the second i got them out of the oven, so the outside was crispy & the inside still moist. the 4th batch is in the oven as i speak!! haven't tried them as i'm on a diet, but my parents have & they've given me rave reviews so far.

Jennifer Goldstein
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Jennifer Goldstein

1/28/2004

I followed recipe EXACTLY and ended up with a crumbly dough like another review mentioned. I fashioned it into balls and baked a few anyway; not impressed. I love peanut butter, but would rather have had a PB&J. I tried tweeking the recipe, and it helped a little. I wouldn't make these again, just too disappointing.

arianna's mama
5

arianna's mama

3/10/2006

I added a little of each of the wet ingredients (butter, egg, and peanut butter), and they came out excellent.

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