Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

Victoria Fincher


My great-grandma's recipe. Perfectly sweet, perfectly peanutty, perfectly chewy. Still one of my favorite Christmas cookies. :)


★★★★★ 1 vote

about 3 dozen
1 Hr 15 Min
10 Min


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1/2 c
vegetable shortening
1/2 c
creamy peanut butter
1/2 c
1/2 c
packed brown sugar
1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
3/4 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
bowl of sugar

How to Make Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies


  • 1Mix shortening, peanut butter, suagr, brown sugar & egg thoroughly. Gradually blend in flour, baking powder, baking soda & salt. Cover and chill 1 hour.
  • 2Heat oven to 375. Roll dough into 1 inch balls, rolling in sugar before placing on lightly greased baking sheet. Place cookies 2 inches apart.
  • 3Bake 10 minutes or until cookies are set, but not hard.

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