Peanut Butter Cookies

Amy Herald

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@Meave

This recipe comes from the 1941 edition of the New American Cook Book. It makes a moist, chewy peanut butter cookie. In the picture, I garnished with a dusting of white granulated sugar and a Hershey (Special Dark) Kiss.


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Comments:
Serves:
15-20
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
sifted flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
shortening
1/2 c
peanut butter
1 c
sugar
1
egg
1 tsp
vanilla
1/3 c
milk

Step-By-Step

1Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together.
2Cream shortening and peanut butter. Beat in other ingredients.
3Stir in flour, blending well. Chill. Roll out onto 1/4 inch thickness on a lightly floured board. Cut with cookie cutter. (I roll mine into balls and press a criss-cross pattern into them with a fork)
4Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in oven at 350 for 10 minutes. Yield 40 cookies.
5Garnish with a Hershey kiss or chopped nuts or granulated sugar.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American