Friday, December 24, 2010

Irresistible Peanut Butter Cookies

This recipe is from the Crisco Website. And when they say they are irresistible, they aren't lying!

3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
1/2 stick Crisco shortening stick or 1/2 cup Crisco shortening
1-1/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
3 Tbs milk
1 Tbs vanilla
1 large egg
1-3/4 cup flour
3/4 tsp baking soda
3/4 tsp salt

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Combine peanut butter, shortening, brown sugar, milk and vanilla in large bowl. Beat a medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Add egg, beat just until blended.

Combine flour, baking soda and salt. Add to creamed mixture at low speed. Mix just until blended.

Drop by rounded measuring tablespoonfuls of dough 2" apart onto greased baking sheet. Flatten slightly in a crisscross pattern with tines of fork.

Bake for 7-8 minutes or until set and just beginning to brown. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet. Remove cookies to cooling rack to cool completely.

Makes 3 dozen cookies.

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