Irresistible peanut butter cookies

As the name so boldly states, this peanut butter cookie recipe makes treats that are, indeed, irresistible.

peanut butter cookies recipe

by Amanda Formaro

Irresistible peanut butter cookie recipe
  • 1/2 cup all vegetable shortening
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1-1/4 cups firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Place sheets of foil on countertop for cooling cookies. Combine shortening, peanut butter, brown sugar, milk and vanilla in large bowl. Beat with electric mixer at medium speed until well blended. Add egg. Beat just until blended.

Combine flour, salt and baking soda. Add to creamed mixture at low speed. Mix just until blended. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheet. Flatten slightly in crisscross pattern with tines of fork.

Bake for 7 to 8 minutes, or until set and just beginning to brown. DO NOT OVERBAKE. Cool two minutes on baking sheet. Remove cookies to foil to cool completely.

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