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Peanut Butter Cookies on a Stick


  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • Candy smarties or M&M's, enough for you, the kids and the cookies
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Corn syrup


  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Combine butter, sugars, egg, peanut butter and vanilla with a mixer until well combined. With a spoon add your flour, baking soda and salt mixing until blended.
  • To make gems roll approx. 1/4 cup of dough into a ball. Insert wooden popsicle stick halfway into balls. On parchment lined bakng sheet press with the bottom of a glass or your palm to about 3/8 inch thick. Continue spacing approximately 1 inch apart and until baking sheet is full.
  • Bake for 9-12 minutes. Cool on rack. Once cooled heat up a little corn syrup. The warm corn syrup acts as glue. Use a brush to apply corn syrup to the cookies wherever you want the candy. Let dry.