Grub Americana

The All American Peanut Butter Cookie

Although the cookie was introduced in America by Dutch settlers in the early seventeenth century, it wasn’t until the early 1900s, with the development of peanut butter, that the first recipe for peanut butter cookies first appeared. When the cotton crop was heavily damaged by the boll weevil, the now famous African-American botanist and agricultural […]

Double-Delight Peanut Butter Cookies

Recipe was created by Carolyn Gurtz, 2008 Pillsbury Bake-Off grand prize winner Whatcha Need: 1/4 cup dry roasted peanuts, finely chopped 1/4 cup granulated Sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 1/2 cup confectioners sugar 1 roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury® Create ‘n Bake® refrigerated peanut butter cookies, well chilled Whatcha Do: Heat […]

Peanut Butter Balls

This recipe was taken from the 1933 edition of Balanced Recipes by Ellis Ames (Pillsbury Flour Mills Company, Minneapolis, Minnesota) Recipe makes 5 dozen small cookies Whatcha Need: 1 cup Pillsbury’s Best Flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon soda 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/4 cup shortening 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 egg 2 tablespoons lemon […]

Triple Peanut Butter Cookies

Recipe makes 30 cookies Whatcha Need: 1¼ cups packed light brown sugar 1 cup creamy or chunky peanut butter 2 large eggs 1 cup low-fat peanut flour ¼ cup chopped roasted peanuts 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/8 teaspoon salt Whatcha Do: Preheat the oven to 350. In a medium bowl, […]