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Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lindsey Hickey
Added: Friday, July 24, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup softened margarine
1 1/2 cups peanut butter
1 cup sugar
2/3 cup packed brown sugar
2 eggs, beaten
2 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt

Directions:
Directions:
In large bowl, cream shortening, margarine and peanut butter, add eggs. In another bowl mix dry ingredients. Add this gradually to moist mixture and mix well. Pinch and form golf ball size balls rolled in hands. Press floured fork cross-wise on top to flatten. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 minutes just until golden, longer for crispier cookies. Makes 3 1/2 dozen.

 

 

 

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