Nana’s Famous Peanut Butter Chews
on November 20, 2010
This recipe was submitted by Chef Michael Stamm, the Executive Chef Instructor for the Kitchen of Champions, a culinary training program offered by the Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Alameda County and a 3-time Olympic medal winner (Swimming, 1974).
Nana’s Famous Peanut Butter Chews with Icing
- 2/3 cup shortening (butter or margarine)
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 cup peanut butter
- 4 eggs
- 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
- 2 cups flour
- 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
- 3/4 tsp. salt
- 1 cup oatmeal
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- 1 tsp milk
- Combine shortening, sugar, peanut butter, eggs and vanilla. Blend at low speed.
- Combine flour, baking powder, salt. Add to first mixture.
- Add oatmeal – mix well.
- Spread onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes. DO NOT OVERCOOK.
- Mix powdered sugar and milk together.
- Spread on warm chews.
- Cut chews when warm, remove from pan when cool.
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