Grannie's Peanut Butter Cookies (microwave)

Rev BJ Friley


Microwave setting: HIGH 100%

Microwave cooking time: 4 to 5 min.

Creamy and crispy at the same time. And rolled oats and bran give these peanut butter cooking a nutritional boost.

Tips: Everyone has heard about the benefits of fiber. Oat and bran can significantly lower blood cholesterol in addition to adding fiber.

★★★★★ 1 vote
32 bars
5 Min


1 c
butter or margarine
3/4 c
brown sugar
3/4 c
granulated sugar
1 tsp
1 c
peanut butter, creamy or chunky
eggs, beaten
1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1 c
3/4 c
rolled oats
2 tsp
baking soda


1Place butter in a microsafe bowl, breaking it up into pieces.
2Microwave at HIGH power for about 45 seconds. Cover with wax paper to prevent splattering.
3Beat in the sugars, vanilla, peanut butter and eggs.
4Combine flour, bran, oats and baking soda. Stir into butter mixture.
5Press out half of dough into an 8-by-8-inch microsafe dish.
6Shield corners of dish with foil to prevent overcooking.
7Microwave at HIGH power for 4 to 5 minutes, turning a quarter turn 3 times during baking.
8Cool before cutting into bars.
9Repeat with second batch of dough.

About this Recipe

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