Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Peanut Butter Cookies {52 Cookies a Year}

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What do you need?

  • 1/2  cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • additional sugar

What will you do?

  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees.  In large bowl, beat sugar, brown sugar, peanut butter, shortening, butter and egg.  Stir in flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  2. Shape dough into 1 1/4 inch balls.  On ungreased cookie sheet, place balls about 3 inches apart.  Dip dough ball into sugar, top only, and then flatten with fork in criss cross patterns.
  3. Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until light brown.  Cool 5 minutes, remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.

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Krista said...

Your Peanut Butter Cookies look great!

I joined in this week (a couple weeks late but oh well), hope you'll come over and see what I made - inspired by your cookies in week 1. :)

Georgia Girl said...

Lexi loves peanut butter so she would love this.

the undomesticated wife said...

YOu are killing me. Those are my favorite cookies ever! I was planning on making a cake this week. I may have to do peanut butter cookies instead. :b

Heatherlyn said...

Looks yummy!

Susie from Bienvenue said...

Now who doesnt like a good cookie..smiles! Im working on something for ya! Will email soon~

Anonymous said...

Gosh I wish I wasn't on Weight Watchers...