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Crunchy Peanut Butter Cookies

 Crunchy Peanut Butter Cookies
"I developed this recipe when I was looking for a cookie with peanut butter taste but without the traditional peanut butter cookie texture," relates Lisa Brown, Iola, Kansas. "We call these cookies 'I'll Have Another'—you'll find our why!"
30 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter-flavored shortening
  • 1 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup crushed cornflakes

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream the shortening, peanut butter and sugars. Add
  • eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in milk
  • and vanilla. Combine the flour, oats, baking soda, baking powder and
  • salt; gradually add to creamed mixtures. Stir in the cornflakes.
  • Drop by tablespoonfuls 3 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
  • Flatten slightly. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly
  • browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 5 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 230 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 187 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.