Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

1
Victoria Fincher

By
@CaptainMommy

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
about 3 dozen
Prep:
1 Hr 15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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

How to Make Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

Step-by-Step

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

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About Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: For Kids




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