Peanut Butter Crinkles

Peanut Butter Crinkles

Tags: Cookies, Dessert/Sweets, Snack

  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Ready Time: 120 min
  • Yield: 3 1/2 dozen cookies

Ingredients

Cookie Dough

  • 1/2 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • OR 1/2 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/2 cup Jif® Extra Crunchy Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg, well beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/3 cups Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Cookie Coating

  • 1/2 cup Jif® Extra Crunchy Peanut Butter
  • 2/3 cup powdered sugar
  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • Sugar

Preparation Directions

Cookie Dough

  • COMBINE shortening, 1/2 cup peanut butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar in bowl of electric mixer; beat at medium speed until well blended. Beat in egg and vanilla.
  • COMBINE flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt in small bowl. Add gradually to shortening mixture at low speed. Beat until well blended. Cover. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • HEAT oven to 350°F. Coat baking sheets lightly with no-stick cooking spray.

Cookie Coating

  • COMBINE 1/2 cup peanut butter and powdered sugar in small bowl, stirring with fork until well blended. Mixture will clump together and appear moist.
  • REMOVE dough from refrigerator; shape into 1 1/4-inch balls. Roll in peanut butter mixture (balls may not be evenly coated). Place 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheets. Flatten with bottom of glass dipped in sugar.
  • BAKE 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown and just set. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheets. Place on cooling racks to cool completely.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 cookie), Calories 100 (Calories from Fat 50), Total Fat 6g (Saturated Fat 1g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 5mg, Sodium 70mg, Total Carbohydrate 12g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 8g), Protein 2g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 0%, Iron 2%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.