Peanut Butter Biscuits


Peanut Butter Biscuits

  • Servings: Approx 24
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Print

Peanut butter biscuits


  • 1¼c white or wholewheat flour
  • 1c sugar (brown or white or ½c of each)
  • 100g butter, cut into cubes
  • 100g peanut butter, preferably crunchy but smooth will do
  • 2T milk
  • 1t bicarbonate of soda


Preheat the oven to 180°C and cut some baking paper to fit a large baking tray.

Place the sugar and flour in a biggish bowl and mix them together. Add the butter cubes and using your fingertips, rub the butter into the flour mixture, pinching the pieces of butter between your fingertips as you mix it in. It should end up looking something like breadcrumbs, most likely with a few bigger pieces of butter here and there. See here for a quick demo.

When the butter is mostly rubbed in, add the peanut butter and mix it in. In a separate small bowl, stir the bicarb into the milk. Then quickly pour it into the peanut butter mixture before the bicarb sinks back to the bottom. Mix it in well. If it’s a bit wet, add some flour and if it’s a bit dry, add a dash more milk. You should have a slightly sticky dough you can easily shape.

Roll the dough into balls about 3cm across, place them on the baking tray and flatten them gently with a fork.

Bake for 15-20 minutes near the centre of the oven, watching carefully as they easily burn on the bottom. Take them out as they’re just starting to go a slightly darker brown around the edges. They will still be very soft at this point so leave them in the pan till they cool slightly and harden up. Then carefully separate them and leave them on a cooling rack until they’re cold (you can also leave them in the pan).

Store the biscuits in an airtight tin, ready to serve with tea or coffee.


© Alexandra Lawrence and Inspired Nourishment, 2014


Leave a Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s