9 Dozen Peanut Butter Cookies By Freda



School time is fast aproaching and I am thinking of all the Mothers that need Kiddie treats.

This recipe was from The Chicago Public Schools District.

Makes 9 dozen 3" cookies. Recipe is economical to make on any Budget. These bake only 12 min.

Kids of all ages enjoy these,from 1 to 100.
Even Nursing homes & seniors.


★★★★★ 7 votes

9 dozen 3" cookies
15 Min
10 Min


Add to Grocery List


  • 1 1/4 Lb
    butter, ( 5 sticks) not margarine
  • 2 1/2 Cups
  • 1 3/4 Cups
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 lb
    jar peanut butter ( any kind)
  • 3 lg
  • 5 1/2 Cups
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp

How to Make 9 Dozen Peanut Butter Cookies By Freda


  1. In a Large Bowl of your electric mixer,
    Beat Butter till light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
    Add Both brown and granulated sugars. Beat till no granules remain, that's about 5 more min.
  2. Add Peanut Butter, Blend til combined well.
    Add Your Eggs; Continue to Beat on HIGH for 1 more Minute.
  3. in 2nd large Bowl; Combine the dry ingredients; flour, baking soda, & salt.
    Slowly add dry mixture to the Butter Mixture, 1 cup at a time till well blended. Mixture will be thick.
  4. Take 1 TBS of Dough, Roll in palm of your hand to make a ball. Place on GREASED baking Sheet.
    Flatten to 1/4" thick cookies with Fork in a criss cross pattern,
    or use palm of your hands, or even bottom of a glass.
  5. BAKE @ 375 for 10-12 min, or till lightly golden brown on the bottoms.

    Each cookie is 105 calories, 7 g fat. 2 g protien
  6. Hints:
    Your your own Imaginations to make these even more Special, By adding PB or Choc Mini Chips, Nuts, Mini M&M's, Dip half in Chocolate, Drizzle tops with Chocolate glaze, The Ideas are Limitless.
    Enjoy a BIG BATCH of cookies,
    These also will freeze very Well to always have on Hand for Company.

Printable Recipe Card

About 9 Dozen Peanut Butter Cookies By Freda

Show 57 Comments & Reviews

Pms Cookies Recipe

PMS Cookies

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Salty, sweet and chocolaty, you can't beat these cookies full of peanut butter and fluffy! Click here for the PMS Cookies recipe!

Easy Christmas Cookies For A Fantastic Cookie Tray Recipe

Easy Christmas Cookies for A Fantastic Cookie Tray

Kitchen Crew

During your next grocery haul, make sure to stock up on sugar, flour, and butter... it's cookie making time! A festive tradition in many households is making Christmas cookies. It's...

Homemade Hostess Gifts For The Holidays Recipe

Homemade Hostess Gifts for the Holidays

Kitchen Crew

It's party season! Seems, for me, every weekend from Thanksgiving to Christmas I'm attending some sort of holiday party. Wherever I go, I like to bring a small homemade gift...