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Peanut Butter Cookies (Mom's)


I grew up with these cookies at Christmas time. My mom made them every year and these were one of my favourites. You can incorporate the Peanut Butter Buttons technique or flatten with folk

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  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tbl vinegar
  • 2 cups sifted flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt



Step 1

Cream shortening, peanut butter and sugar. Beat eggs slightly and add to creamed mixture until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and vinegar. Sift flour, baking soda and salt together and gradually add to first mixture.

Form into balls and place on a greased baking sheet. Flatten cookies with a fork.
Use button method - see additional recipe

Bake in hot oven - 400 degrees - for 8-10 minutes


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