Thursday, October 4, 2018

Peanut Butter Brown Sugar Cookies (1950)

  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tbspns milk
  • 2-1/2 cups cake flour
  • 1 tspn baking powder
  • 1/2 tspn cloves
  • 1/2 tspn cinnamon
  • 1 tspn baking soda
  • 1 cup raisins or chopped dates
Creamed peanut butter with sifted sugar, then add eggs and milk. Sift dry ingredients together and add to peanut butter mixture. Add raisins or dates.

Drop by teaspoons onto greased cookie sheet. Bake in a moderate oven, 350 degrees, for 10 minutes. Makes 4 dozen cookies. 

Without the fruit, this cookie can be molded with a cookie press, and baked on a cold, ungreased cookie sheet as above.

More "Lost" Peanut Butter Recipes
Original Toll House Peanut Butter Brownies (1980)
Knott's Berry Farm Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies (1965)

(Origin - "Norge Binding of the Culinary Arts Institute Encyclopedia Cookbook" published by the Culinary Arts Institute, 1950.)

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