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melt in your mouth peanut butter cookies

Recipe by
Cindi Marie Bauer
Marshfield, WI

My all time favorite peanut butter cookie! I freeze the cookies, then take out what I want to eat. Also, when baking the cookies, it may take anywhere from 12 to 15 minutes.

yield 67 (2-1/2 inch cookies)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 12 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For melt in your mouth peanut butter cookies

  • 1 cup
    crisco all-vegetable shortening
  • 1 cup
    creamy peanut butter (see note)
  • 1 cup
    granulated sugar
  • 1 cup
    powdered sugar
  • 2
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups
    flour, sifted
  • 3
    teaspoons baking soda
  • 1
    teaspoon salt

How To Make melt in your mouth peanut butter cookies

  • 1
    In a bowl cream together, the shortening, peanut butter, granulated sugar and powdered sugar.
  • 2
    Beat in eggs and vanilla extract.
  • 3
    Add the sifted flour, baking soda and salt. Then gradually add to the creamy mixture. Beat well.
  • 4
    Using a teaspoon, drop cookie dough onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 5
    Flatten cookie dough with a floured fork, and bake in a 350°F oven for 12 to 15 minutes.
  • 6
    Remove cookie sheet from oven, and place cookies on a cooling rack to allow cookies to cool completely.
  • 7
    *Note: When making these cookies, I did use a creamy peanut butter which already has honey in the peanut butter. Also, I did refrigerate the cookie dough for an hour or two before placing the cookie dough on baking sheets. I also baked my cookies on Pampered Chef Baking Stones.

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