Tried 'n' True Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe
- 4 cups butter-flavored shortening
- 4 cups peanut butter
- 3 cups sugar
- 3 cups packed brown sugar
- 8 eggs
- 4 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 teaspoons water
- 9 cups all-purpose flour
- 4 teaspoons baking soda
- 4 teaspoons salt
- 1. In a several large bowls, cream the shortening, peanut butter and sugars until light and fluffy, about 4 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla and water. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
- 2. Drop by heaping tablespoons 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a fork. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 18 dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe can be halved to fit into a mixing bowl.
2 each: 210 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 186mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.
Reviews for Tried 'n' True Peanut Butter Cookies
"I take a bit of the batter aside and add glace ginger bits to it..it goes well with the peanut taste."