Christmas Recipes > Peanut Butter Cookies

Posted On November 2, 2008

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Ingredients >
1/2 cup shortening (part butter or margarine)
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
1 egg
1 1/4 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt

Method >
Mix shortening, peanut butter, sugars and egg thoroughly. Blend all dry ingredients. Stir into shortening mixture.

Heat oven to 375 degrees.

Roll dough in 1 1/4-inch balls. Place 3 inches apart on lightly greased baking sheet. Flatten criss-cross style with a fork dipped in flour.

Bake 10 to 12 minutes.

Yield: Makes about 3 dozen cookies.