Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

Just like Grandma’s, but easier to make with a cake mix plus only a few more ingredients.

  • prep time 1 hr 5 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 42

Ingredients

1
box yellow or butter recipe yellow cake mix
1/3
cup water
1 1/3
cups creamy peanut butter
1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
2
tablespoons sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F (350°F for dark or nonstick cookie sheets). In large bowl, beat half of the cake mix, the water, peanut butter, butter and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth, or mix with spoon. Stir in remaining cake mix.
  • 2 On ungreased cookie sheet, drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart. Flatten in crisscross pattern with fork dipped in sugar.
  • 3 Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Store covered.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    110
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    125mg
    125%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    11g
    11%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
    © 2013 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved