Peanut Butter Cookies


Peanut Butter Cookies


1/2 cup granulated sugar

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

1/2 cup peanut butter

1/4 cup shortening

1/4 cup butter, softened

1 egg

1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

3/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt


Mix sugars, peanut butter, shortening, butter and egg in large bowl

Stir in remaining ingredients

Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm

Heat oven to 375 degrees

Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls

Place about 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet

Flatten in crisscross pattern with fork dipped into sugar

Bake 8 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown

Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheet

Cool on wire rack.


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