Crisp and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 180 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 144mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1 starch.
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Jun 8, 2012
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?
Jun 8, 2012
This cookies are really good. I sprinkled them with a bit of sugar.
Aug 20, 2009
turned out great!! Loved it!!