New-Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

New-Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

Make homemade cookies the new-fashioned way! Cake mix gives you a quick start.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

4

1/2

1
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons water
1
cup creamy peanut butter
1/4
cup shortening or vegetable oil
2
eggs
Granulated sugar
  1. Heat oven to 375°F (350°F for dark or nonstick pans). In large bowl, beat cake mix, brown sugar, water, peanut butter, shortening and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth.
  2. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in granulated sugar and, on ungreased cookie sheet, place 2 inches apart. Flatten in crisscross pattern with fork dipped in sugar.
  3. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Store covered.
Makes 4 1/2 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Spread 1 to 2 teaspoons chocolate frosting between bottoms of two cookies and press lightly for Chocolate-Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies.
Special Touch
Give a new look to peanut butter cookies by pressing the bottom of a cut-crystal glass, metal meat tenderizer, potato masher or cookie stamp onto cookies before baking. Whichever one you use, be sure to dip it in sugar each time you press a cookie.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 80
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 80mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 10g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.