Apple Peanut Butter Cookies

Your favorite afternoon snack, in cookie form! Does it get much better than this? Baked apples and delicious melty peanut butter make the most delicious cookies!
Photo by Stephanie M.

PREP TIME

20

minutes

TOTAL TIME

30

minutes

SERVINGS

30

cookies

PREP TIME

20

minutes

TOTAL TIME

30

minutes

SERVINGS

30

servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2

    cup shortening

  • 1/2

    cup chunky peanut butter

  • 1/2

    cup sugar

  • 1/2

    cup packed brown sugar

  • 1

    egg

  • 1/2

    teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 1/2

    cups all-purpose flour

  • 1/2

    teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/2

    teaspoon salt

  • 1/2

    teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/2 to 1

    cup apples, peeled and grated

Directions

In a large bowl, cream the shortening, peanut butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in apple. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 375°F for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 5 minutes before removing to wire racks.

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