Peanut Butter Chews

1
Lora Hammon

By
@SnowWhiterBaker

This is a recipe that came from the Cafeteria Ladies at Benito Juarez Elementary School in San Diego, Ca. They would make these and sell them outside in the patio area after we had lunch. I have such fond memories of these chews and everytime I make them I am reminded of my days at Juarez.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
20
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

2/3 c
shortening (butter or margarine
1 c
brown sugar
2 c
sugar
1 c
peanut butter, creamy
4
eggs
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla
2 c
flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
3/4 tsp
salt
1 c
oatmeal, uncooked

How to Make Peanut Butter Chews

Step-by-Step

  • 1Combine shortening, sugar, peanut butter, eggs and vanilla. Blend at low speed.
  • 2Combine flour, baking powder, salt. Add to first mixture. Add oatmeal and mix well. Spread onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes.
    DO NOT OVERBAKE
  • 3Icing- 1/2 cup powdered sugar, and 1 tsp milk
    Mix together and spread on warm chews-cut when warm, remove when cool. You may need more or less icing depending on your like.

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About Peanut Butter Chews

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #desserts