- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1 cup creamy peanut butter
- 1 cup honey
- 2 eggs, lightly beaten
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup sugar
- 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- Preheat oven to 350°. In a bowl, mix shortening, peanut butter and honey. Add eggs; mix well. Combine flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt; add to peanut butter mixture and mix well.
- Roll into 1- to 1-1/2-in. balls and place on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a fork dipped in flour. Bake 8-10 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 5 dozen.
Reviews for Honey-Peanut Butter Cookies
"I'm fairly shocked at all of the positive reviews here. I'm a seasoned home baker. There is entirely too much flour in this recipe as that is what this cookie predominantly tastes like. I should have trusted my instincts and halved the flour. Shameful waste of good ingredients."
"I was so disappointed with the flavor. I realize they're called HONEY-Peanut Butter, but even hubby asked they had any peanut butter in them (and that after I added extra peanut butter like some of the reviewers suggested."
"I was hesitant to double the peanut butter as other reviewers recommended, so I added just an extra 1/2 cup. Even then, the honey taste dominates the flavor of these cookies. If you want the peanut butter taste to come through, then either double the peanut butter or reduce the honey. If I make them again, I will likely reduce the honey to just 1/4 cup. I used butter in place of shortening. They are chewy cookies & bake up nicely."
"Took some advice and doubled the peanut butter - it was perfect! I think if you didn't double it, it wouldn't have much peanut butter taste. They are so good and a bit chewy too!"