Peanut Butter Cookies Without Butter

"So very easy to make, the recipe doubles very nicely. Made up a couple batches to freeze for Christmas gifts. Recipe came from an Amish Cookbook published in 1977."
Peanut Butter Cookies Without Butter created by HokiesMom
Ready In:
24-30 cookies




  • Cream sugar, vegetable oil, peanut butter, salt, vanilla, egg and milk.
  • Add sifted flour and baking powder.
  • Roll into small balls, then take fork and press them down.
  • Bake at 375 for 10 minutes.

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  1. Joyce C.
    These have a weird texture and are not sweet enough. The bottom got burnt at 7 minutes and they are crumbling. This recipe should never have been published.
  2. Riel M.
    Worst peanut butter cookie recipe I've ever used cookies came out very dry and crumbley I've been baking since I was a little kid and work at a bakery and have never had peanut butter cookies turn out like this don't use oil for your cookies find a recipe with margarine instead if you don't have butter or shortening my gf and kids won't even eat them very mad at myself for using this recipe I should have looked for a better one lol guess I'm gonna have to force myself to eat a couple dozen bad cookies cause I can't bear to waste them please don't use this recipe for your own sake
  3. kanakelani
    I made these cookies. The first 20 were baked 10 minutes and came out burnt on the bottom. The next batch, I reduced the oven temp. to 350 degree and baked 7 minutes. They were very good and not at all burnt. They would have all turned out fine if the recipe called for a shorter baking time and the normal 350 oven temp. I still like cookies made with butter way better. These were still a little dry even with a shorter baking time.
  4. Della S.
    I don't see how anyone could mess up this recipe. I've been a professional baker for fourty years and this is the perfect recipe if you're out of butter. It's not the recipe, it's your baking skills.
  5. Melissa J.
    These were the worst cookies I’ve ever made! I had to spit it out. Now I’m stuck with all these cookies that even my dog won’t stars


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