Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Charlie Brown's Banana - Peanut Butter Cookies (1969)

  • 1-1/4 cups flour, sifted
  • 1/2 tspn baking powder
  • 3/4 tspn baking soda
  • 1/4 tspn salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup ripe banana, mashed
Sift together the first 4 ingredients: flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt. Mix shortening, sugars, and peanut butter until creamy. Add mashed bananas and the flour mixture. 

Blend well. Shape into 2 rolls on a lightly floured board. Wrap in foil and c hill in refrigerator several hours. 

When ready to bake, heat oven to 375 degrees. Slice dough about 1/4-inch thick. Place on ungreased cookie sheet, and bake until golden brown (about 12 minutes).

More "Lost" Recipes from Peanuts Cookbook
Buttermilk Doughnuts for Dunking (1969)
Banana Buttermilk Cupcakes (1969)

(Origin - "Peanuts CookBook" cartoons by Charles Schulz, recipes by June Dutton. Published by Cider Mill Press, 1969.)

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