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Peanut Butter Bears Recipe

Peanut Butter Bears Recipe 

                                                                                                       

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Decorating gel or frosting, colors of your choice
  • TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min.
    MAKES: 36 servings
     
     

    Directions

    1. In a large bowl, cream the butter, peanut butter and brown sugar. Beat in the corn syrup and eggs. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until easy to handle.
    2. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 4-in. bear-shaped cookie cutter. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Roll leftover dough into small balls; press gently into each cookie, forming the bear's muzzle, nose and eyes.
    3. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks to cool. Using gel or frosting, decorate each bear's face, paws and ears and form a bow tie. Yield: about 3 dozen.