Saturday, August 2, 2008

Peanut Butter Cookies

I love peanut butter cookies with peanuts in them!

Peanut Butter Cookies


1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup butter flavored shortening
1/4 butter, room temperature
1 egg
1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
3/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
whole or crush peanuts (optional)

Preheat oven to 375ยบ
yield: 85 cookies approx.


1. In a large bowl, mix together sugars, peanut butter, shortening,
butter and egg. Stir well.
2. Mix together flour, baking soda, baking powder and slat, and slowly
mix into peanut butter mixture.
3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours
4. Shape dough into 1 1/4 inch balls and place about 3 inches apart on
an ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten in a criss cross pattern with a
fork dipped in sugar.
5. Bake about 9 minutes, until just light brown.
6. Remove from oven, let cool two minutes and remove from cookie sheet.