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Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

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Larry and Nina Winfree


1 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 eggs
2 tbsp water
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp of baking soda
tsp salt
1 cup crunchy peanut butter

Cream shortening; gradually add sugar, heating until light and fluffy
Add eggs and water, beating well
Combine the dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture, beating well
Stir in peanut butter
Shape into 1 inch balls and place 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets
Dip a fork in flour, and flatten cookies to a 1/4 inch thickness in a crisscross pattern
Bake at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes
Remove to wire racks and cool completely
Makes about 8 dozen cookies

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Personal Notes:
Been using this recipe for over 35 years.
One of my favorites

Got recipe from Southern Living Magazine many years ago




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