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Peanut Butter Cookies

ID: 167   Cookies  
  Yield/Servings: 3 dozen  
1/2 cup soft shortening
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 egg
1 1/4 cups sifted flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
3/4 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt

Mix together shortening, peanut butter, sugar, brown sugar, and egg. In another bowl sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Mix the two bowls together gradually.

Chill dough, roll into balls the size of large walnuts. Place 3 inches apart on lightly greased baking sheet. Flatten with fork dipped in flour or sugar -- crisscross.

Bake until set but not hard in 350 degrees oven for 10-12 minutes. Makes about 3 doz. 2 1/2 inch cookies.

Submitted by:
Judy Guild
Oregon USA

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