Thursday, January 6, 2011

Peanut Butter Cookies



Ingredients


  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Directions


  1. Mix sugars, peanut butter, shortening, butter, and egg.
  2. Add flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.  Mix well until it forms into a thick dough.
  3. Shape into 1 1/4 inch balls.  Place on ungreased baking sheet.
  4. Press down with the tines of a fork to make the criss-cross pattern.  Sprinkle with additional sugar if desired.
  5. Baking at 360ºF for 7-8 minutes.  Cool on wire rack.

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