Peanut Butter Chews

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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 32
YIELD: 32 squares
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine butter, sugars, peanut butter and vanilla. Cream until blended.
  • Add one egg at a time, beating until blended.
  • Sift flour, baking powder and salt together. Add rolled oats (or coconut) and mix.
  • Add dry ingredients to creamed sugar butter mixture until blended.
  • Spread batter into a greased 12 x 18 sheet pan (Also called a half sheet or 2/3 sheet pan available from restaurant supply houses.).
  • Bake for 20 - 25 minutes. Do not overbake. Cookies should have a chewy consistency.
  • Remove and cool for 15-20 minutes while you make icing.
  • Prepare icing: Combine powdered sugar and peanut butter.
  • Add very hot water and beat well until smooth consistency.
  • Spread on cookies while still warm. Let them cool another 15-20 minutes before cutting.
  • After cutting, remove from pan to finish cooling.
  • Can be cut into 2 inch to 3 inch squares. Can make three dozen depending on size of bars.
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