Peanut Butter Cookie Day!

June 12th Peanut Butter Cookie Day

I only have a couple of cookies that I like. Molasses cookies and peanut butter cookies!

I just did a search for the different types of peanut butter cookies, and there are a ton of them.

June 12th Peanut Butter Cookie Day! #peanutbutter #cookie

The History

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Peanut butter cookies have been popular since the early 1900s, and in 1913 the wife of the 28th US President, Woodrow Wilson, published a list of her cookie recipes including one for Peanut Cookies that used peanut butter.

10 Favorite Peanut Butter Cookies

  1. Peanut butter blossoms
  2. Peanut butter melt-aways
  3. Reese’s peanut buttercup cookies
  4. Reese’s pieces peanut butter cookies
  5. Peanut butter M&M cookies
  6. Chocolate dipped peanut butter cookies
  7. Gluten-free peanut butter cookies
  8. PB&J thumbprint cookies
  9. Peanut butter and Nutella cookies
  10. 3 ingredient peanut butter cookies

Why the criss cross on top?

To help the cookies bake more evenly, and as a warning sign for people with peanut allergies.

How many calories?

There are 72 calories in 1 Peanut Butter Cookie. Calorie breakdown: 44% fat, 48% carbs, 8% protein.

3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

I have tried this recipe and it is pretty good. Lots of sugar, though.

 

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