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grannie's peanut butter cookies (microwave)

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a recipe by
Rev BJ Friley
Vicksburg, MS

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
serves 32 bars
cook time 5 Min
method Microwave

Ingredients For grannie's peanut butter cookies (microwave)

  • 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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