Melt In Your Mouth Peanut Butter Cookies

Cindi M Bauer


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.


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67 (2-1/2 inch cookies)
15 Min
12 Min


  • 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: 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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About Melt In Your Mouth Peanut Butter Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American

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