Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Fun with your favorite Peanuts characters and a great fall #recipe Peanut butter and Pumpkin Butter cookies




I love Peanuts year-round, of course (who doesn’t?)—but when October rolls around, I get especially excited, because we’re officially kicking off PEANUTS HOLIDAY SEASON! There’s nothing better than Halloween with Linus and the Great Pumpkin, Thanksgiving with Charlie Brown’s disastrous dinner, and of course, the classic Charlie Brown Christmas.


To get the mood going, I recently got this package of Peanuts holiday goodies from Oriental Trading Company, which offer a variety of ways to bring the spirit of Peanuts into Halloween and Thanksgiving festivities! From fun art projects to must have holiday accessories, Oriental Trading has everything you could need! 
All of these great Peanuts items from Oriental Trading put me in the holiday mood,  I know I loved making cookies with my mom as a kid, and my daughter enjoys baking with me as much as I loved baking with my mom. We decided on making something a friend had told us about, we switched it up a bit and came up with amazing Peanut Butter and Pumpkin Butter cookies.

Peanut Butter and Pumpkin Butter cookies
Makes 4 dozen cookies:

½ cup butter
½ cup Peanut Butter
½ cup sugar
½ cup light brown sugar
1 egg
½ teaspoon of vanilla
2 tablespoons of Pumpkin butter (or apple butter if you would like)
2 cups of flour
½ tea spoon of baking soda
¼ teaspoon of salt
¼  teaspoon of cinnamon
½ cup of additional sugar
¼  teaspoon of additional cinnamon
Keep ½ cup of sugar in a bowl, and 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon aside. Mix Butter, and peanut butter. Add sugars egg, vanilla and apple butter. Mix flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon, stir into creamed mixture. Roll mix into ½ inch balls, then roll the balls into the extra sugar & cinnamon.  Place balls on cookie sheet about one inch apart.  Flatten each ball slightly with the back of a fork. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes. 
These cookies came out amazing! The cookies were soft and had a great touch of peanut and pumpkin flavor that my family loved.  This would be a great recipe to make with the kids, the kids could be in charge of rolling the cookie balls and dipping them in the sugar. These would be great to make together for any fall get togethers!


Colorfully decorated laminated bags—perfect for trick-or-treating Halloween crayons and a sign craft kit—fun for creating spooky decorations Finger puppets with the characters in their Halloween costumes—adorable party favors Halloween and Thanksgiving plates, napkins, cups, popcorn boxes—for hosting the greatest Peanuts-themed parties and dinners ever!


Prices range from $2.20 to $21.99, and the items are available at orientaltrading.com. And the happy memories will last all the way until next year’s holiday season!


Do you have a favorite Peanuts decoration or accessory? 

 






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43 comments:

Heather Sebastian said...

These are adorable! Going to get some, our family is HUGE Peanuts fans! :)

D Johnson said...

These look delicious! I love the Charlie Brown theme.

VickeC said...

those look good im going to try this soon

Julie Wood said...

Your peanut butter recipe is awesome! Your cookies really turned out great and I bet they taste yummy. I really like the Peanuts characters around the cookies. So pretty!

Maryann D. said...

The Peanuts items from Oriental Trading looks fun and anyone would enjoy them. The cookies are wonderful and I would definitely like them.
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billwinsbig said...

We are always looking for different treats to prepare the grand kids!

RICHARD HICKS said...

Great cookies for everyone to snack on.

Priscilla S. said...

These cookies look great! I've never tried pumpkin butter before so this would be a great introduction.

Julie said...

These look so tasty! I've always love peanut butter and have recently gotten into pumpkin butter, so this is right up my alley.

Amy Orvin said...

I love all of these Peanuts decorations and those cookies look so enticing!

Lisa Brown said...

nothing better than peanut butter cookies, great decorations :)

momo said...

(Fun with your favorite Peanuts characters and a great fall #recipe Peanut butter and Pumpkin Butter cookies) These both sound like some good cookies to make for my family.

Lisa Queen said...

These look awewome. I've never had peanut butter and pumpkin. Yummy! Love the peanut decorations!

Christina Moore said...

These look delicious, love peanut butter cookies

Deborah Caudill said...

My family loves peanut butter, cookies and Charlie Brown so this recipe will soon become a family favorite! Thanks for sharing!

Christina Moore said...

Love this recipe

Christina Moore said...

This would be great for the granddaughter to make

Christian Gordon said...

Peanuts and peanut butter cookies! Great combination!

skater425 said...

These look yummy. And I love the Peanuts gang.

Shakeia Rieux said...

I have never tried peanut butter and pumpkin butter cookies.This is something i have to try,it's differnt

Jerry Marquardt said...

These cookies look very delicious! I am baking them this weekend, and I am making them with your fork top design.

Leela said...

Those look delicious!

Christina Moore said...

Love to makes these cookies

ouzel said...

Wow peanut butter AND pumpkin??? !! two of my favorites!
these look yummy.
thanks for sharing the recipe!

Christina Moore said...

sounds like a great recipe

rajee pandi said...

Cute theme love to try it

lana simanovicki said...

I gotta make these they have my two favorite things

Christina Moore said...

My granddaughter would love to help me make these cookies

cyndi br said...

a simple and easy recipe for a project with the kids

tat2gurlzrock said...

This is an intersting combination. I bet they are good!

Leela said...

Those look great! I recently bought some onesies for my newborn at walmart. Lots of Snoopy and Woodstock :)

Jenna H said...

I always liked snoopy the most and have a little figurine of him. Pumpkin and peanut butter sounds like a good combo to me.

cyndi br said...

great halloween treat idea and simple to make to

cowboyswife said...

These look really good, I will have to give these a try.

G K said...

I love peanut butter cookies, and this is a nice twist one htem.

Tracie Michelle Cooper said...

This cookies look amazing and I would love to make some with my nieces this fall!

Tracie Michelle Cooper said...

This cookies look amazing and I would love to make some with my nieces this fall!

freddie said...

These cookies look and sound amazing. I know my grandchildren will love them. I think I will put apple butter in mine.

♡♥♬ Carolsue ♡♥♬ said...

These look SOOO good. Great for Halloween parties!
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skater425 said...

These cookies look fabulous. Would never thought of pairing peanut butter and pumpkin.

cheryl willis said...

I love peanut butter cookies and these look good

jjmon2012 said...

Peanut Butter and Pumpkin Butter cookies NEVER heard of adding pumpkin to my favorite peanut butter cookies........ BUT this looks very interesting.............. going to try this

mary gardner said...

I love the Peanuts theme! We really like pumpkin and peanut butter but I never thought of putting them together. I am excited to try this recipe. Thanks for sharing!

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