melt in your mouth peanut butter cookies

Originally posted: April 2008

peanut butter cookies

I once made about 900+ of these cookies for a school funfair. They were given as Christmas gifts last year. You can put these in a cookie press but I normally just roll them into balls.

Peanut Butter Cookies

(taken from here)

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup shortening (I used Crisco)
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Beat the shortening with the sugars and the peanut butter until well mixed.
  3. Beat in the egg and the water.
  4. Gradually beat in the flour, baking soda and salt.
  5. Form cookies on an ungreased baking sheet with a cookie press or roll into balls and smash flat with a floured fork or fingers.
  6. Bake for 12 minutes or more until done, usually when the puffed up cookie has lowered down to level. Before then it is more chewy.
  7. Remove from oven and let cool completely before storing it in an airtight container. 
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