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Default Cookie or bar cookie recipe for my radiation guys

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>>>>>>I have the two cutest, nicest technicians who do my radiation. They
>>>>>>are so helpful, sympathetic and gentle without ever being
>>>>>> If I'm feeling up to it later this week, I'd like to make them some
>>>>>> goodies.
>>>>>> I was thinking of drop cookies or bar cookies which would not be a
>>>>>> fuss and would be easy for them to store.
>>>>>> My guys are of Mexican heritage, so I don't want to make anything
>>>>>> ethnic, just something nice, easy for me and tasty for them.
>>>>>> Would appreciate any ideas, preferably those using stuff one has in
>>>>>> the house.
>>>>> The best no fuss cookies IMO are the peanut butter kind that you make
>>>>> with 1 cup of peanut butter, 1 large egg, and 1 cup of sugar. Stir it
>>>>> all together for a couple of minutes until it becomes stiff, scoop out
>>>>> with cookie scoop and bake for 16 minutes at 350, turning pan around
>>>>> after 8 minutes. I use parchment under them. My dh and grandchildren
>>>>> love these and so simple to make.
>>>> Not something I have ever heard of! DH loves peanut butter so I will
>>>> make some and see how he likes them Thanks
>>>> I don't know what a cookie scoop is (I have an ice cream scoop). How
>>>> much does it hold?
>>> I have different sized scoops, the one I use for these is size 40, but I
>>> think a rounded TBS would be good too, or whatever size you want to make
>>> them. When I scoop them out, I just press them down a bit with two
>>> fingers before baking, and sometimes sprinkle on some turbinado sugar
>>> beforehand. I bet he likes them. :-)

>> Yers I bet he does too )) I think I will try a rounded TBS and see how
>> that goes.
>> Thanks) Will report back

> Just make sure that you stir it up until it becomes stiff and hard to
> stir, a couple of minutes or so.

Will do, thanks Would it be better if I used the mixer to stir it?