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Crunchy Peanut Butter Cookies

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

about 5 dozen

"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!"
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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

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

Nutrition Facts

2 each: 230 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 187mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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