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Peanut Butter Crunch Cookies

"The next time you’re craving peanut butter cookies try this variation with oats and Grape-Nuts. I think it’s even better than the regular cookies, which I like a lot." —Jack Horst of Westfield, New York
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
  • Makes
    2-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup Grape-Nuts

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream the butter, peanut butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, oats, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in Grape-Nuts.
  • Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 3 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Flatten slightly with a fork dipped in flour. Bake at 350° for 9-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 56 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 54mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.
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  • TRFarms
    Jun 13, 2013

    No comment left

  • Cmalcuit75
    Jan 12, 2012

    These turned out GREAT! If your trying to watch calories but still want a sweet treat every once in awhile, these are perfect!

  • JenniferDuncan
    Dec 15, 2010

    These were so good! I made them for work and got several compliments on the taste and how healthy they are. I also left out the Grape Nuts.

  • okcurtises
    Jan 11, 2010

    I thought these cookies were excellent. The sweetness and peanut buttery taste are just right and the added crunch from the Grape Nuts takes them over the top. This is my go-to recipe now every time I want p.b. cookies. I took these to work and everyone loved them and enjoyed the surprise of what contributes the crunch. This one is a must try!

  • ronniestaste
    Sep 16, 2009

    I thought they were great, so did my friends!

  • moenink
    Jul 7, 2009

    No comment left

  • KellyOnionWis
    Mar 23, 2009

    it was a very dry dough, had to "kneed" it to mix , very little taste.just not a good cookie.

  • ames04marie
    Jul 31, 2007

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