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Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Peanut Butter Cookies, by , is from The Shartle Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Cindy Shartle Brown/Gerri Sarniguet Ansel
Added: Thursday, November 1, 2007


1 c shortening
1 c granulated sugar
1 c brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1 c peanut butter
3 c flour
2 tsp soda
1/2 tsp salt

Thoroughly cream shortening, sugars, eggs and vanilla. Stir in peanut butter. Sift dry ingredients and stir into creamed mixture.
Drop by rounded teaspoons on ungreased cookie sheet. Press with back of fork to make crisscross.
Bake in moderate oven 350 about 10 minutes.
For richer cookies, use 2 cups of flour




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