Thursday, October 15, 2009

Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies
By: Barbara Murray

½ cup shortening, softened
½ cup peanut butter
½ cup granulated sugar
½ cup brown sugar
1 egg
1 ¼ cups flour
½ teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon salt

Mix shortening, peanut butter, sugars, and egg thoroughly. Blend all dry ingredients together. Add dry mixture to creamed mixture. Chill dough for at least 1 hour.

Roll dough into balls the size of large walnuts. Place 3 inches apart on a lightly greased baking sheet. Flatten balls with a fork dipped in flour…crisscross.

Bake at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes.

Makes 3 dozen cookies.