Mom's Peanut Butter Crunch Cookies

READY IN: 24mins
Recipe by Harley Seashell Pri

My mom first made these cookies for me back in 1979 when I was just in kindergarden. These unique peanut butter cookies feature the addition of Shredded Wheat cereal which adds a delicious and tasty "crunch" in every bite!

Top Review by flower7

These were very nice! Not much different flavor-wise than any other peanut butter cookies, but the cereal added a different, kinda chewy texture. I used my cookie scoop to dish these out and they were probably larger than intended since I only got 42 fairly big cookies (about 3" across). Even though they were large, they were baked perfectly in 12 minutes. A great way to use cereal that I don't like much by itself! LOL Thanks for the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Oven@ 350 Crush cereal into shreds.
  2. Set aside.
  3. Mix flour, soda and salt; set aside.
  4. Mix rest of ingredients.
  5. Beat until light and fluffy.
  6. Fold in dry ingredients; mix well.
  7. Drop by tablespoons full onto ungreased cookie sheat.
  8. Criss-cross flatten with a fork.
  9. Bake for 14 minutes.

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