What a great recipe and it's right from Jif Recipes. You can make two or three different kinds of cookies with one recipe. Cute! Since this is their recipe I'm plugging all their name brands. Which are excellent anyway.
Easy Peanut Butter Cookies
5 dozen cookies
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1 (14-ounce) can Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk
1 to 1 1/4 cups Jif Creamy Peanut Butter
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups biscuit baking mix
Beat sweetened condensed mil, peanut butter, egg and vanilla in large bowl until smooth. Add biscuit mix; mix well. Chill at least 1 hour. I have chilled overnight.
Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with fork in criss-cross pattern.
Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until lightly browned (do not overbake). Cool
Peanut Blossom Cookies: Prepare dough as directed above. Shape into 1-inch balls; roll in sugar. Do not flatten. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake as directed above. Immediately after baking, press solid milk chocolate candy drop in center of each ball.
Peanut Butter and Jelly Gems: Prepare dough as directed above. Shape into 1-inch balls; roll in sugar. Do not flatten. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Press thumb in center of each ball of dough; fill with desired flavor of Smucker's Jelly, Jam or Preserves. Bake as directed above.
Anyway You Like'em Cookies: Stir 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, chopped peanuts, raisins or flaked coconut into dough. Proceed as directed above.