Peanut Butter Cookies

3
Carrie R.

By
@LoveQuiche

I got a huge craving for peanut butter cookies yesterday and went on the hunt for a recipe. I ended up with a Betty Crocker recipe and these are melt in your mouth GOOD! The recipe calls for 1/4 cup of shortening and 1/4 cup of butter, but I used all butter. These are super easy to make, I didn't even need my mixer! The flavor of peanut butter is just right in these cookies, they are light and just slightly crispy on the outer edges. YUM!!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
2 dozen cookies
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    peanut butter
  • 1/4 c
    shortening
  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 1
    egg
  • 1 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt

How to Make Peanut Butter Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix sugars, peanut butter, shortening, butter and egg in large bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm.
  2. Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  3. Shape dough into 1 1/4 inch balls. Place about 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten in crisscross pattern with fork dipped into sugar.
  4. Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheet. Cool on wire rack.

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About Peanut Butter Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids



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