How to Bake the Perfect Cookies for a Cat Lady

Learn how to make cookies that will please any cat lady. And for your holiday shopping (and baking) needs, use our coupon code for cat-themed items from Sweet Rolling Pins!

I’ll admit it. I’m not one who cooks homemade meals often. The hubby and I find it easier to grab something quickly, not deal with the aftermath of clean up, and we generally find other people’s cooking more appetizing. However, I am known for baking a pretty decent cookie. You know, the kind that elicits a moan with that first bite. Hey, I’m not tootin’ my own horn. It’s something I’ve witnessed on several occasions.

How to Bake the Perfect Cookies for a Cat Lady

Recently, the baker in me fell in love with a cat-themed item that I had to add to my assortment of kitchen accessories, a cat rolling pin by Sweet Rolling Pins. So, I placed my order online – and for good measure added in a cat mixing spoon – and was tickled to receive an email that it had shipped out an hour later!

Making Cookies for a Cat Lady

When the rolling pin arrived, I had to figure out which cookie recipe to test it out with. While any roll-out cookie recipe will do, I decided to give the peanut butter cookie recipe that came with the pin a try.

Not only did I use the fabulous cat rolling pin, I also dug out my cat-shaped cookie cutters that I’d received as a gift from a friend. Then, I got to mixing, rolling, cutting, shaping, baking…and of course cooking-consuming!

ingredients for cookies

mixing cookie batter

cat rolling pin

The Cookies!

cat shaped roll-out cookie
How cute is this?
cat shaped cookies
Mini cat cookies!

Peanut Butter Roll-Out Cookie Recipe

Thank you to “Cathy of Wisconsin” for the recipe that came with the cat rolling pin from Sweet Rolling Pins. If you’re interested in trying it, this is the recipe.

INGREDIENTS
1/2 cup peanut butter
3/4 cup softened butter
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
2 extra large eggs
1/4 tsp salt (optional)
1/2 tsp baking powder
3 to 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

DIRECTIONS
In a large mixing bowl, cream together peanut butter, softened butter, brown sugar, white sugar and eggs until well blended. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, salt and baking powder. Add 1/4 cup of the flour mixture at a time until the dough pulls away from the mixing bowl. Knead dough together gently before rolling out. With a regular rolling pin, roll a small portion of dough on a lightly floured surface to a thickness of 1/4 inch. With the engraved rolling pin, lightly roll once over the flattened dough. Cut to desired shapes. Bake at 350 degrees F for 7-10 minutes or until the top of the cookie looks dry.

Like What You See?

Well, what do you think? Isn’t the rolling pin the cutest?

I am so happy with my purchase of the cat rolling pin that I can’t wait to try another roll-out cookie recipe. I asked Stacy, one of the owners of Sweet Rolling Pins, if I could offer readers a coupon code, and she so kindly obliged! Use the code CATLADYALLEY for 25% off your order at sweetrollingpins.com, good through December 31, 2016. You can check out all of their adorable rolling pins at their website – and they have more than just cat-themed rolling pins, too!

Coupon Code: CATLADYALLEY
25% off your order at sweetrollingpins.com

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A few years ago, a friend gave me the cat cookie cutters that I used with this recipe, and that set of cutters is the first one pictured below. I noticed on the box description that it says six cookie cutters, but it’s actually only five. One cat must’ve escaped! ***The below contains Amazon affiliate links.

Fox Run 5-Piece Cat Cookie Cutter Set

R & M International Set of 6 Assorted Cookie Cutters

Ann Clark Cat Face Cookie Cutter


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10 thoughts on “How to Bake the Perfect Cookies for a Cat Lady

  1. Whoa! You have another blog!! Cat Tipper has some cool cat cookie cutters too. TW doesn’t bake but these are cute. My Aunt Karen who you innerviewed on the other blog wold love these.

  2. Glad you enjoyed makin’ your cookies. Mommy so wanted to win dat rollin’ pin. But alas…It’s okay tho’ she can’t afford to bake like she used too, so it purrobably woulda gone to wasted sittin’ in da hutch on display. We do luv ’em tho’. Very creative. Big hugs fur all.

    Luv ya’

    Dezi and Raena

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