Marie Thomson If made with shortening cookies will be more chewy, if made with butter cookies will spread more and be more crispy.more
Cup white sugar
Cup brown sugar
Cup shortening or unsalted butter
Cup peanut butter - crunchy or creamy
Cups sifted flour
teaspoon baking soda
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.