Peanut Butter Critter Cookies

Peanut Butter Critter Cookies

Peanut Butter Critter Cookies


Makes about 4 dozen cookies


3 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup peanut butter chips, melted
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg
1-1/2 teaspoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
Prepared colored icings or powdered sugar


  1. Combine flour, butter, melted peanut butter chips, granulated sugar, brown sugar, egg, milk and vanilla in large bowl. Beat with electric mixer at low speed 1 to 2 minutes, scraping bowl often, until well blended. Divide dough in half. Wrap each half in plastic wrap; refrigerate 1 to 2 hours or until firm.
  2. Preheat oven to 375°F. Roll dough on well-floured surface to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut desired shapes using 2-1/2-inch cookie cutters. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 5 to 8 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove immediately to wire racks; cool completely. Decorate with icing as desired or sprinkle with powdered sugar.

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