ELLEN'S BEST PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES
Family Tested & Approved
butter flavor shortening
peanut butter (i use crunchy)
all purpose flour
In a large bowl, combine shortening, sugars, peanut butter and vanilla. Mix well; add eggs and mix thoroughly.
In a separate bowl, mix together flour, soda, and salt. Add to the sugar/shortening mixture and mix thoroughly.
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.
Bake in a 375-degree oven for 10-12 minutes. Cool slightly before removing from pan. Makes about 6 dozen.
NOTE: For a variation, add 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate bits to the batter.
Last Updated: Fri, Sep 25, 2015