Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

Victoria Fincher

By
@CaptainMommy

My great-grandma's recipe. Perfectly sweet, perfectly peanutty, perfectly chewy. Still one of my favorite Christmas cookies. :)


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Serves:

about 3 dozen

Prep:

1 Hr 15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
vegetable shortening
1/2 c
creamy peanut butter
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
packed brown sugar
1
egg
1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
3/4 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
bowl of sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix shortening, peanut butter, suagr, brown sugar & egg thoroughly. Gradually blend in flour, baking powder, baking soda & salt. Cover and chill 1 hour.
2
Heat oven to 375. Roll dough into 1 inch balls, rolling in sugar before placing on lightly greased baking sheet. Place cookies 2 inches apart.
3
Bake 10 minutes or until cookies are set, but not hard.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies