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15 Mar, 2014

March Break baking project! a.k.a peanut butter cookies

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Easy ways to make kids happy|Recipes and Food

The youngest made cookies today! It’s a great little recipe actually, one that she nabbed right off the back of our jar of Kraft peanut butter:

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I used to scoff at this recipe, but it actually works… and it’s the fastest recipe in the history of cookie making! All you need is:

  • 1 cup of smooth peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg

Heat oven to 325F. Mix ingredients until blended. Roll into 1″ balls. Place 2″ apart on a cookie sheet and flatten with fork before baking. Bake 15 minutes until lightly browned. That’s it!


2 Responses to "March Break baking project! a.k.a peanut butter cookies"

1 | Jen Hughes

March 18th, 2014 at 10:31 pm

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We’ve made this one a few times too, and even used Splenda in place of the sugar. Not bad at all, and very low effort.

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