Peanut Butter Crinkles

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

If you love peanut butter you are going to absolutely love these cookies and add them to your Christmas list to make. This is a new twist on the famous peanut butter cookie.
This was given to me by my Canadian friend Bonnie in who lives in Michigan. Aye.


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Serves:

makes about 2 1/2 dozen

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

DOUGH:

1/2 c
butter or butter flavored crisco( i use the real butter)
1/2 c
jif extra crunchy peanut butter
1/2 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 large
egg, well beaten
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 1/3 c
all purpose flour
3/4 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
granulated sugar to roll cookie balls in.

CRINKLE FROSTING:

1/2 c
extra crunchy peanut butter
2/3 c
powdered sugar
1/4 c
milk or water more or less

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Dough:
Combine the first 4 ingredients in a bowl and beat with an electric mixer; beat at medium speed untill well blended. Beat in egg and vanilla.
Combine remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Add gradually to butter mixture at low speed. Beat until well blended. Cover. Refrigerate 1 hour.
2
Heat oven to 350^. Spray baking sheet lightly with cooking spray.
Remove dough from refrigerator; shape into 1 1/4 inch balls. Roll in granulated sugar. Place 2 inches apart on baking sheets.
3
Flatten each cookie with bottom of a glass dipped in granulated sugar.
Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until light brown and just set- Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet. Place on cooling racks to cool completely. Brush with frosting if desired, when cooled.
4
Crinkle Topping:
Combine ingredients in a small bowl, stirring with fork until well blended. Mixture will clump together and appear moist; stir in milk to thin to spreading consistency and brush on cooled cookies if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Canadian