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.


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32 bars
5 Min


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

How to Make Grannie's Peanut Butter Cookies (microwave)


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

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About Grannie's Peanut Butter Cookies (microwave)

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

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