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Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

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  • Prep Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 42
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Just like Grandma’s, but easier to make with a cake mix plus only a few more ingredients.

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ yellow or butter recipe yellow cake mix
1/3
cup water
1 1/3
cups creamy peanut butter
1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
2
tablespoons sugar

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F (350°F for dark or nonstick cookie sheets). In large bowl, beat half of the cake mix, the water, peanut butter, butter and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth, or mix with spoon. Stir in remaining cake mix.
  • 2 On ungreased cookie sheet, drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart. Flatten in crisscross pattern with fork dipped in sugar.
  • 3 Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Store covered.

Expert Tips

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

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
125mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
6g
6%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
0%
0%
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; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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