Peanut Butter Snickerdoodle M&M Cookies & Peanut Butter RoundUp to die for….

The weather in California can be so strange! Today for instance. The day started with a beautiful sunrise. A few hours later the sun was gone and replaced by dark clouds which opened up and DUMPED BUCKETS of water – seriously POURED for a few hours. Then…the sun came back and the sky is a beautiful blue waiting on a sunset.

There are SO many peanut butter recipes in my cookbooks (remember those?)  and pinned on my Pinterest Board that I can’t wait to make and TASTE! But sometimes you just don’t have the energy or the time to make your sweet treat craving. Sometimes you just want to open a box or in this case, a pouch, add a few ingredients and ta-da…warm tasty cookies!

Peanut Butter Snickerdoodle Cookies

I picked up a “snack size” Betty Crocker Peanut Butter cookie pouch on the clearance shelf after the holidays. The pouch has been calling me to make them ever since! This past weekend I made warm, crunchy on the outside with a soft center, melt-in-your-mouth cookies!

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I made the peanut butter cookie batter following the directions on the package. Added a 1/2 cup of M&M’s, rolled a cookie scoop size amount of batter into a ball, then rolled the ball in cinnamon sugar. Baked as directed; 350 for 12 minutes.

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I love peanut butter! Unfortunately, so do my hips! You know how peanut butter sticks to the top of your mouth? That’s what it does to my hips, my behind, my thighs…any of those wonderful “love handle” places!

But lately I have been c-r-a-v-i-n-g peanut butter; I could eat it with a spoon straight from the jar!

Hubby – he would be perfectly happy with a complete diet of everything peanut butter!

Follow A Peek Into My Paradise’s board Foodies: Peanut Butter on Pinterest.

Sometimes a gal just has to succumb to her cravings!  So, when I am going to treat myself and eat the calories of wonderful peanut butter goodness, I want it to be worth it!

Here are a few recipes from my blogger buddies I can’t wait to try…

WARNING: You may want to wear a bib to catch your drool – just sayin’

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirled Cheesecake by The Other Side of 50

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Chocolate and Peanut Butter Crepe Cake with Abelskivers by Dieters Downfall

DSC_1053-editedPeanut Butter Hot Fudge Resse’s Brownies by Something Swanky

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Peanut Butter Cup Brownie Torte by Culinary Concoctions by Peabody

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Brown Butter Oatmeal Cookies Filled With Caramel and Peanut Butter by Bakeaholic Mama

individual-creamy-peanut-butter-piesCreamy Peanut Butter Pies by Spoon Fork Bacon

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Peanut Butter Blondies by Gal On A Mission

Banana-Chocolate-Chip-Muffins-6Reese’s Peanut Butter White Chocolate Bark by Sally’s Baking Addition

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Whole Wheat Donuts with Peanut Butter Filling by My Kitchen Addition

IMG_4057-1Peanut Butter Bars by Chef In Training

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Tagalong Bars by Num’s the Word

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Reese’s Peanut Butter Mini Cheesecakes by The Girl Who Ate Everything

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Reese’s Peanut Butter & Chocolate Cheesecake Bars by Cookin’ Canuck

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Peanut Butter Cheesecake Cookies by Modern Christian Homemaker

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Iced Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Scones by Simply Savvy Recipes

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Reese’s Peanut Butter Fluffernutter Cookies with Peanut Butter Buttercream by Averie Cooks

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Peanut Butter Pound Cake with Peanut Butter Glaze by Recipe Girl

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Peanut Butter Pretzel and Toffee Bonbons by Mel’s Kitchen Cafe

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Peanut Butter Crack by White Lights on Wednesday

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie by Num’s the Word

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Peanut Butter Gooey Bars by I Love My Disorganized Life

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Grilled Peanut Butter Honey Banana Waffle Sandwich by Mom On Timeout

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Crunchy Chocolate Peanut Butter French Toast by How Sweet It Is

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Quick & Easy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Peanut Butter Fudge Parfaits by Half Baked Harvest

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Peanut Butter Lover’s Sheet Cake by Simply Savvy Recipes

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Deep Dish Peanut Butter Pie with Pretzel Crust by Yammie’s Noshery

Peanut-Butter-Ice-Cream-SundaesPeanut Butter Ice Cream and Mini Fluffernutter Sundaes by Bakingdom

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The Ultimate Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownie Sundae by Bless This Mess Please

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Chocolate Fudge Peanut Butter Trifle by A Step In The Journey

Brown-Butter-Chocolate-Chunk-Peanut-Butter-Cookies-17tBrown Butter Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies by Picky Palate

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black-bean-choc-pb-cake1-6820Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake by Chocolate and Carrots

Peanut-Butter-Pudding-PiePeanut Butter Pudding Pie by Taste of Lizzy T

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Peanut-Butter-Tandy-Cake-from-Its-a-Keeper-FINAL-842x1024Peanut Butter Tandy Cake by It Is A Keeper

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Peanut Butter Apple Crisp by The Pinterested Parent

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Stuffed Rice Krispie Treats by Love From The Oven

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The Ultimate Peanut Butter Cookie Bar by Domestically Speaking

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Chocolate Stuffed Peanut Butter Monkey Bread by Crazy for Crust

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Peanut Butter Cup Rice Krispie Treats by Favorite Family Recipes

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Sloppy Peanut Butter Pie by Cookies and Cups

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Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Donuts by A Peek Into My Paradise

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Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chunk Blondies by JavaCupcake

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Peanut Butter Filled Pretzel Brownies by Love From The Oven

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Peanut Butter Nutella Swirl Cookies by Six Sisters Stuff

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Wicked Peanut Butter Banana Creamy Pie by Love Foodies

Nutella-Stuffed-Peanut-Butter-Cookies-02-textNutella Stuffed Peanut Butter Cookies by Handle The Heat

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