Small Batch Peanut Butter Cookies

Karen Caudle

By
@klc

I down-sized the recipe I got from my Mom over 50 years ago to make fewer cookies for just the two of us.


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Serves:

1 1/2 dozen cookies

Ingredients

1/3 c
granulated sugar
1/3 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/3 c
shortening
1/3 c
peanut butter
1/4 tsp
baking soda
1 1/2 tsp
water
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 large
egg
1 c
all purpose flour

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a medium-size bowl cream together the sugars, peanut butter and shortening. In a small cup dissolve the baking soda in the water, add the vanilla and egg, slightly beat together and stir into the creamed mixture. Add the flour and mix well.
2
Roll dough into 2 1/2 balls or drop from cookie scoop onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten with a fork or meat mallet which has been dipped in flour. Bake at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to rack to cool.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies