My Famous Peanut Butter Cookies

Wendy Rusch

By
@snooksk9

Okay...maybe they're not famous...but don't tell my child care kids that. lol
This is one of those recipes I have no idea where it originated, but I've had it 20+ yrs and I've tweaked it so many times, I think I can officially call it mine. :)


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Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
shortening, i use butter flavor crisco
1/2 c
butter, softened
1 c
peanut butter, i use creamy jif
1 c
sugar
1 c
brown sugar, i use dark
2
eggs
2 tsp
vanilla
3 c
flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1/2 c
raw sugar, for rolling in, if desired
1 - 11 oz
pkg milk chocolate chips, or dark or white

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375.
2
Cream together shortening, butter, peanut butter, sugar and brown sugar. Add eggs and vanilla and mix well. Blend in flour, soda and salt. Stir in chips if desired.
3
Roll 1 1/2" balls and roll in raw sugar. (regular sugar can be used) Place on cookie sheet, using a something, whether a fork, potato masher, spatula etc press design into cookie. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes. Remove from pan and onto wire racks for cooling.
4
*In photo you can see I drizzled melted white chocolate over the cookie. They do not need the chocolate, its just a fun detail.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy