Easy peanut butter cookies: 3 & 4-ingredient recipes made with biscuit mix


  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar (or brown sugar, packed)
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 2 cups Bisquick


  1. Mix peanut butter, sugar, and water — blend with rotary beater or spoon until smooth.
  2. Stir in Bisquick.
  3. Drop by small teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased baking sheet.
  4. Flatten with bottom of glass dipped in flour, or press cookies with fork dipped in flour.
  5. Bake 8 to 10 minutes in moderately hot oven — 400 (F).


Cooking time is based on bake time for one oven batch.

To make Crunchy peanut cookies, use 1 cup chunk-style peanut butter in place of plain peanut butter in cookie recipe above. Flatten cookies with fork tines which have been dipped in flour. Makes 6-1/2 dozen cookies.

To make Raisin cookies, add 1 cup drained, plumped raisins to peanut butter mixture before stirring in Bisquick in cookie recipe. Makes 8 dozen cookies.

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