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Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lynn Tolliver
Added: Monday, February 14, 2011

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 C. shortening (half butter or margarine)
1/2 C. peanut butter
1/2 C. sugar
1/2 C. brown sugar, packed
1 egg
1 1/4 C. flour*
1/2 tsp. baking powder
3/4 tsp. soda
1/4 tsp. salt

Directions:
Directions:
Mix butter, peanuts butter, sugars and egg thoroughly. Measure flour by sifting. Blend all dry ingredients; stir into shortening mixture. Heat oven to 375 F. Roll dough in 1 1/4" balls. Place 3" apart on lightly greased pan. Flatten crisscross style with fork dipped in sugar. Bake 10 to 12 minutes.
*If you use Gold Medal flour, omit baking powder, soda and salt.

 

 

 

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