Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies

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  • /•1¼ cups flour, sift or stir before measuring

  • •½ teaspoon salt

  • •1 teaspoon baking powder

  • •½ cup shortening

  • •½ cup peanut butter

  • •½ cup granulated sugar

  • •½ cup light brown sugar, packed

  • •½ teaspoon vanilla

  • •1 egg


Preparation: Sift together flour, salt, and baking powder; set aside. Cream shortening, peanut butter, and sugars; beat in vanilla and egg. Stir in flour mixture, blending well. Shape mixture into 3/4-inch balls; place on greased baking sheets. Flatten each cookie with the tines of a fork; dip fork in flour periodically to keep it from sticking to the peanut butter cookie dough. Bake peanut butter cookies at 375° for about 10 to 12 minutes.


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