(Jerry's favorite) Peanut Butter Cookies

Linda Stevens

By
@bittygirl51

Shortly after marrying my soul-mate in 1998 I discovered his favorite cookie was Peanut Butter!

Although he loves nuts, he does not like nuts in his peanut butter cookies! And they've got to be made with REAL butter!

This are a tad bit revised from Betty Crocker's original recipe and are doubled in quantity because they disappear so fast!

I hope you enjoy them as much as we do! They are melt in your mouth delicious!


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Serves:
5 dz
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

1 c
sugar
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 c
peanut butter
1/2 c
shortening
1 stick
butter
2 large
eggs
3 c
all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt

ADDITIONAL GRANULATED SUGAR FOR DIPPING FORK

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 375

2In large bowl, beat white and brown sugar, peanut butter, shortening, butter and egg with electric mixer on med. speed until smooth and well blended.

3Pour into the wet ingredients the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.

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4Use your hands to combine the dry and wet ingredients until well blended and smooth. Break up any lumps of sugar or flour you may find while blending.

5At this point you can cover and refrigerate your dough if you do not have time to bake right away.

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6When ready to bake, shape the dough into 1 1/4 inch balls. On an ungreased cookie sheet, place the balls about 3 inches apart. Flatten in crisscross pattern with a fork dipped in sugar.

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7Bake 9-10 minutes or until light brown. Cook 5 min, remove from cookie sheet to clean counter top or wire rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies