11 January 2011

Peanut Butter Crinkles


I love peanut butter - and what could be better than tasty, crunchy peanut butter biscuits!  Adding chocolate chips to this recipe would make them amazing!

But I must warn you... if you or a family member have an allergy to peanuts, do not make these (even though they look real good).

Ingredients
125g (4oz) butter
½ teaspoon vanilla
½ teaspoon grated lemon rind
⅓ cup sugar
⅓ cup brown sugar, lightly packed
⅓ peanut butter
1¼ cups plain flour
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
pinch salt 

Cream butter, vanilla, lemon rind, sugars and peanut butter.  With a wooden spoon work in sifted flour, soda and salt, making a stiff dough.  Roll heaped teaspoonfuls into small balls with floured hands and place on greased oven trays.  Press biscuits down lightly with a fork, first crosswise and then lengthwise, for a crinkled effect.  Bake in moderate oven for 15 minutes.  Cool biscuits on oven trays.

Makes about 25.  Enjoy!!

Recipe from The Australian Women's Weekly "The Big Book of Beautiful Biscuits".

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Joining in with Tasty Tuesdays.

12 comments:

  1. I salivated when I saw these. I might just have to make them too!!

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  2. I used to make peanut butter slice with choc icing from a slice recipe book I have - it was yum - but I stopped as Monk is/was allergic and it was only me eating it.

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  3. Oh my goodness yuuuuuuuummmm!!

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  4. Yum!! I'm so trying those they look very nice. Good thing you put that warning in just in case!

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  5. Sounds and looks fantastic! x

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  6. They look delicious! I'm drooling over here!!

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  7. Okay I just gained back the pound and a half that I've lost since Christmas!

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  8. oh gosh, do these ever look good! I would have never thought to add lemon rind in with peanut butter but I bet it's delicious!
    Thanks so much for linking up to Tasty Tuesdays.
    Alissa

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  9. I would love to have one(or more) of those right now:) Peanut butter cookies are a favorite of mone!

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  10. My gramma made the best peanut butter cookies! I don't think I've had any for years... Your look gorgeous & I too am interested in the bit of citrus "zing" in there! I will have to try your recipe - thanks!

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  11. when i was little i just loved peanut butter cookies! it's been a while since ive had one, i'll have to give this recipe a try :)

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  12. Yes!! My eldest was just saying today that I havent made peanut butter cookies in ages. I've lost my fave PB cookie recipe, so on the lookout for a replacement.
    Thanks for sharing!! :-)

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