Sunday, November 20, 2011

Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut butter cookies are always one of my favorites. They provide that sweet and salty-ness that is awesome. I added chocolate chips that I had laying around that just made these even better! 4/5 rating.

Peanut Butter Cookies-adapted from Taste of Home
Total Time: 25 Minutes
Makes 36 Cookies

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips (optional)
In a large bowl, cream shortening, peanut butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture and mix well. Mix in chocolate chips.

Roll into 1-1/2-in. balls. Place 3 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a fork or meat mallet if desired. Bake at 375° for 10-15 minutes. Remove to wire racks
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