Peanut Butter Crinkles

Pat Duran


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.


★★★★★ 5 votes

makes about 2 1/2 dozen
20 Min
15 Min


  • 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
  • ·
    granulated sugar to roll cookie balls in.

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

How to Make Peanut Butter Crinkles


  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.

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About Peanut Butter Crinkles

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

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