Peanut Butter Cookies

Carrie R.

By
@LoveQuiche

I got a huge craving for peanut butter cookies yesterday and went on the hunt for a recipe. I ended up with a Betty Crocker recipe and these are melt in your mouth GOOD! The recipe calls for 1/4 cup of shortening and 1/4 cup of butter, but I used all butter. These are super easy to make, I didn't even need my mixer! The flavor of peanut butter is just right in these cookies, they are light and just slightly crispy on the outer edges. YUM!!!


Featured Pinch Tips Video

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
2 dozen cookies
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

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

Step-By-Step

1Mix sugars, peanut butter, shortening, butter and egg in large bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm.
2Heat oven to 375 degrees.
3Shape dough into 1 1/4 inch balls. Place about 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten in crisscross pattern with fork dipped into sugar.
4Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheet. Cool on wire rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids