"Do vegetarians eat animal crackers?"--Unknown

PEANUT BUTTER BASKETS Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for PEANUT BUTTER BASKETS, by , is from Sperry Christian , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Helen Eastwood
Added: Monday, June 12, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
30 Green Gum drops
3/4 C. Creamy Peanut Butter
1/2 C. Shortening
3/4 C. Sugar, divided
1/2 C. Brown Sugar, packed
1 Egg
2 T. Milk
1 tsp. Vanilla
1-1/3 C. all-purpose Flour
1/2 tsp. Baking Soda
1/2 tsp. Salt
30 miniature Peanut Butter Cups, halved
60 Cake Decorator Candy Flowers

Directions:
Directions:
Flatten the Gum drops; cut into small leaf shapes and set aside.
In a mixing bowl, cream peanut butter, shortening, 1/2 C. sugar and brown sugar. Add the egg, milk and vanilla; mix well. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-in balls. Roll in remaining sugar; place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 for 10 - 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from the oven and immediately lightly press one peanut butter cup, cut side down, into each cookie to form a basket. Press a candy flower onto cookie so it appears as if a flower is coming out of the basket; press gumdrop leaves next to flower. Cool on wire racks.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Yield: About 5 dozen.

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

247W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!