that thinks he is a cat and 4 cats that think they are people. I know, I know — this sounds absolutely excessive. It probably is, but each one of them has shown up needing a home and Jorge and I are helpless to turn them away. We are big old softies when it comes to adorable fuzzy faces.
They are easy-peasy (being just a simple peanutbutter cookie dough) and fun to put together. PeanutButter Reindeer Cookies(printable version)adapted slightly from Bakergirlmakes about 403/4 cup peanutbutter1 1/4 cups packed brown sugar1/2 cup shortening3 TB milk1 TB vanilla1 egg1 3/4 cups flour3/4 tsp baking soda3/4 tsp saltchocolate covered mini pretzelsmini brown M&Msregular sized red M&MsCombine brown sugar, peanutbutter, shortening, milk and vanilla in large bowl
Peanutbutter cookies are relatively new confection because peanutbutter itself is relatively new. John Kellogg of cornflake fame created peanutbutter as a healthy protein substitute that his toothless patients could easily consume
This month the assigned ingredients were peanutbutter and jelly. As a mom of two small children, I make my fair share of pb and j sandwiches, and I do cook and bake with peanutbutter a lot, but I have never made anything with peanutbutter and jelly in it