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Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

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  • Prep 1 hr 5 min
  • Total 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.
Updated May 20, 2022
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  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    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.


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