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Peanut Butter Cookies
Desserts
Contributed by: Arlena Minter
Ingredients:
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 stick Crisco butter-flavor baking stick
  • 1/2 cup Crisco butter-flavored shortening
  • 1 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 3 TBS milk
  • 1 TBS vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Combine peanut butter, Criscos, brown sugar, milk and vanilla in a large bowl. Beat at medium speed until well-blended.
Add egg. Beat just until blended. Combine flour, baking soda and salt. Add to creamed mixture at low speed. Mix until just blended.
Drop by round measuring tablespoonfuls of dough 2 inches apart onto a greased baking sheet.
Flatten slightly in a criss cross pattern with fork. Bake for 7 to 8 minutes. Cool for 2 minutes.
(This recipe was contributed as part of a "Cook of the Week" feature.)

 
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