ELLEN'S BEST PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

I have been making these cookies forever and never get tired of them. They are the real deal! The original recipe came from my mother, as I recall. I just know that they are delicious with a cold glass of milk!


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Comments:

Serves:

unknown

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter flavor shortening
1 c
sugar
1 c
brown sugar
1 tsp
vanilla
2
egg, beaten
1 c
peanut butter (i use crunchy)
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking soda
dash(es)
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, combine shortening, sugars, peanut butter and vanilla. Mix well; add eggs and mix thoroughly.
2
In a separate bowl, mix together flour, soda, and salt. Add to the sugar/shortening mixture and mix thoroughly.
3
Shape batter into 1-inch balls and place 2 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Press each cookie down with a fork in a crisscross pattern.
4
Bake in a 375-degree oven for 10-12 minutes. Cool slightly before removing from pan. Makes about 6 dozen.
5
NOTE: For a variation, add 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate bits to the batter.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtag: #peanutty