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Irresistable Peanut Butter Cookies

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Irresistable Peanut Butter Cookies

3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup shortening
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1 1/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1 tablespoon vanilla
3 tablespoons milk
1 egg
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon baking soda

Heat oven to 375º F. Combine peanut butter, shortening, butter or margarine, brown sugar, and vanilla in large bowl. Beat at medium speed until well blended. Add egg and milk, and mix. In a separate bowl, combine flour, salt, and baking soda. Add dry mixture to wet mix. Mix until just blended.

Drop by heaping teaspoons 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet, then flatten in criss-cross pattern with fork dipped in water.  Bake for 8-10 minutes or until set and just starting  to brown. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan.

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1 Patti Richey { 06.15.15 at 10:08 pm }

Yes Jean Perryman, you can use crisco for the shortening or any other, such as one I have used, from Nutiva, coconut shortening.

2 Patti Richey { 06.15.15 at 10:07 pm }

As I read this new version, I thought, doesn’t have enough peanut butter. I was right. needs more, other than that they were tasty. however my own recipe is much simpler and I will most likely go back to it. thanks for the chance to try something new. : )

3 Jean Perryman { 06.12.15 at 7:04 pm }

Is Crisco the right kind of shortening to use????

4 Angie { 06.12.15 at 9:17 am }

Love this site!!! Can’t wait to try the cookies!!

5 mountiangirl { 03.16.12 at 11:17 am }

Love the recipes i have gotten here especially these cookies.

6 Helen MacAndrew { 11.17.11 at 11:12 pm }

These peanut butter cookies are my new recipe. I will not use my old regular ones again!!! They are sooooo good! The best I have ever had!!!

7 Jean M. Lewis { 09.08.10 at 2:40 pm }

All of the recipes look good. I will try all of them.

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