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Peanut Butter Cookies


This is the perfect classic peanut butter cookie recipe. You can't go wrong with this delicious treat!

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  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda


Servings 36
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 25mins


Step 1

Mix shortening, peanut butter, sugar and 1 egg. Measure flour, blend dry ingredients. Stir ingredients together and chill.

Heat oven to 375°F. Roll dough into balls, about the size of walnuts. Place 3 inches apart on lightly greased baking sheet. Flatten with fork dipped in flour and criss cross. Bake 10-12 minutes. Makes 3 dozen cookies.

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