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Peanut Butter Drops Recipe

Peanut Butter Drops

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"These are very good. My mom used to make them for me after school quite often and now I do the same for my kids. Enjoy!"

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Original recipe makes 3 - 4 dozen Change Servings


  1. In a saucepan place sugar, cocoa and the milk and stir with a whisk . Take the butter and slice into this mixture over low heat until all is mixed and melted.
  2. Bring this to a rolling boil and boil for 2 l/2 minutes... I test it by taking a cup of cold water and putting a spoonful of the mixture into the cold water. If it forms a ball it has boiled long enough. If it does not form a ball, it is not done yet. This may take 3 minutes.
  3. Turn off heat and add the peanut butter. Stir until it is mixed and then with heavy spoon mix in the oats and stir all together and drop by spoonfuls onto waxed paper.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Oct 22, 2006

My family calls these "preacher cookies". Thanks for the great recipe! I added 1 tablespoon of vanilla and they came out great!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 23, 2007

I also found these to be very sweet for my taste and not much of a peanut butter taste. I will try again with 1 cup sugar and 1/2 cup more peanut butter.


15 Ratings

Jun 20, 2005

I had been looking for just the right recipe for these cookies. I love them but had never made them until now. These were perfect and I will use this recipe from now on!

Mar 16, 2004

These were delicious Anne. I added some vanilla extract after I removed it from the heat for a little extra flavor. I made these for a friend who went wild over them and I'm making them again for her birthday at the end of the month. Goes great with a tall glass of milk. Thanks

Jan 19, 2010

I really love these treats. They are great as written, but I've made these a couple of times and found I can reduce the sugar to a least 1.5 cups and still have them plenty sweet. Sometimes I add a couple extra tablespoons of PB, just because I love it so much.

Jun 26, 2007

This was a good recipe. I added a tablespoon of vanilla and a tad bit more milk as my cookies turned out drier that I would have liked. Overall, a yummy recipe and I will be making these again!

Mar 28, 2004

These are my favorite cookies I make an all-time.

Apr 05, 2010

Really, really sweet. I already cut back on about half a cup of sugar but its still too much!


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  • Calories
  • 86 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12.6 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 3.7 g
  • 6%
  • Fiber
  • 0.8 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 27 mg
  • 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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