Easter Cookie Idea: Peanut Butter Thumb Print Cookie Recipe

Peanut Butter Thumb Print Cookie Baskets

Looking for a super cute Easter cookie idea? Here is a fabulous one that is easy and festive! Enjoy this Peanut Butter Thumb Print Cookie Basket recipe.

How to make Peanut Butter Thumb Print Cookie Easter Baskets

Ingredients:

½ Cup Sugar
½ Cup Brown Sugar
½ Cup Peanut Butter
¼ Cup Butter, Softened
¼ Cup Shortening
1 Large Egg
1 ½ Cup All Purpose Flour
1 tsp Baking Soda
½ tsp Baking Powder
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
Colored sugar
Jelly Beans
Rope Candy

Peanut Butter cookie recipe

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 375 and line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.

In a large bowl, combine sugars, peanut butter, shortening, butter, vanilla extract and egg.

Sift in flour, baking soda and baking powder. Mix until combined.

Pour colored sugar into a shallow bowl and set aside.

Roll cookie dough into 1-inch balls and roll in colored sugar. Place on lined baking sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes.

While cookies are baking, cut rope candy into 6-inch lengths.

While cookies are still warm, place the rope candy into cookie to form handle.

Allow cookies to cool completely before adding in jelly beans.

Store in an airtight container on the counter for up to 1 week.

Peanut Butter Thumb Print Cookie Baskets

Peanut Butter Thumb Print Cookie Baskets

Ingredients

  • ½ Cup Sugar
  • ½ Cup Brown Sugar
  • ½ Cup Peanut Butter
  • ¼ Cup Butter, Softened
  • ¼ Cup Shortening
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 1 ½ Cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • ½ tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • Colored sugar
  • Jelly Beans
  • Rope Candy

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 and line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine sugars, peanut butter, shortening, butter, vanilla extract and egg.
  • Sift in flour, baking soda and baking powder. Mix until combined.
  • Pour colored sugar into a shallow bowl and set aside.
  • Roll cookie dough into 1-inch balls and roll in colored sugar. Place on lined baking sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes.
  • While cookies are baking, cut rope candy in to 6-inch lengths.
  • While cookies are still warm, place rope candy into cookie to form handle.
  • Allow cookies to cool completely before adding in jelly beans.
  • Store in an airtight container on the counter for up to 1 week.
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