Peanut Butter Cookies

Marie Thomson If made with shortening cookies will be more chewy, if made with butter cookies will spread more and be more crispy.

Peanut Butter Cookies

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    Cup white sugar

  • 1

    Cup brown sugar

  • 1

    Cup shortening or unsalted butter

  • 1

    Cup peanut butter - crunchy or creamy

  • 2

    eggs

  • 1

    teaspoon vanilla

  • 3

    Cups sifted flour

  • ½

    teaspoon salt

  • 1

    teaspoon baking soda

Directions

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Beat together sugars and shortening. Beat in eggs and peanut butter. Combine dry ingredients and gradually add to sugar mixture. Drop cookie dough by the teaspoon onto greased cookie sheet. Flatten each cookie using a wet fork to make cress-cross pattern. Bake at 325 degrees for about 10 minutes or until just golden brown on the edges.


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