- 1/3 cup shortening
- 1/3 cup peanut butter
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- In a small bowl, cream the shortening, peanut butter and sugars. Beat in egg. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture and mix well.
- Roll into 1-1/2-in. balls. Place 3 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Flatten with a fork. Bake at 375° for 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to a wire rack. Yield: 1 dozen.
Reviews for Crisp and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies
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"Very good chewy cookies! I think that 1" balls are big enough. I doubled the recipe and made balls slightly bigger than 1" and that resulted in 41. Lots of calories in one cookie so maybe a little smaller is better?"
"This cookies are really good. I sprinkled them with a bit of sugar."
"turned out great!! Loved it!!"