Petite Peanut Butter Thins

A petite, thin, somewhat crunchy Peanut Butter cookie- packed with flavor. A cookie that might be served at a Tapas restaurant. I just ate the first one- Oh- I think peanut butter lover's will really like this one. Tiny, crunchy with pea-nutty wow! - Wrap them proudly in cellophane bags and tie with ribbons- for gifts.

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1 cup good quality peanut butter ( I used reduced fat)

1/2 cup softened butter

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 egg

1 cup brown sugar

1 cup white sugar

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda

1 1/2 teaspoons water

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup Old Fashioned or Quick Cooking Oats (uncooked)

1 1/4 cups flour

                                                 Preheat oven to 365ºF

1. Mix peanut butter, butter, oil, sugars and vanilla extract until creamy.

2. Add egg and beat well

3. Add baking soda and drizzle water on top (of baking soda), then salt, Oatmeal and flour- mix to incorporate. Let it rest for at least 30 minutes.

4. Drop dough by scant teaspoons bake for 7-8 minutes or until edges are golden.

Note: For a softer more old fashioned Peanut Butter Cookie- hearty and wonderful with a glass of milk- see our other Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe.

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