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Recipe: Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

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This is the best recipe for easy peanut butter cookies that I have ever found.  Some easy peanut butter cookies taste funny, these do not!  I have had this cookie recipe for so long that my handwriting is starting to rub off the recipe card.  I think I got it from my grandmother. 🙂 I use it a lot because it’s one of my favorite yummy cookie recipes

Easy Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

 

My house loves cookies more than most other desserts, but these PB Cookies are the most requested.  Thank goodness, because they are the easiest to make. LOL!

That is it! It says it makes approx 5 dozen, but I have never gotten 5 dozen out of it.  🙂  Maybe my cookies are too big 🙂

easy peanut butter cookies

 

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Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

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Easy Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

These Peanut Butter Cookies are the best!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 Lg egg
  • 1 tablespoon of water
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

    Beat first 7 ingredients for 2 minutes
    Add remaining 3 ingredients and mix until well blended.
    Drop into 1/2 in balls onto a greased cookie sheet
    Press criss-cross on top of each cookie with a fork that has been dipped in sugar (if you stick fork under running water first the sugar will stay better long enough to get to fork)
    Bake at 325 for approximately 10 minutes or until the cookies are a beautiful golden brown

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 60 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 49Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 31mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 0gSugar: 3gProtein: 1g

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kristin

Tuesday 31st of May 2016

These look so yummy and easy!

Trish @ tagsthoughts.com

Thursday 4th of June 2015

I am a fan of the three ingredient Peanut Butter Cookie however I am always up for trying a new recipe that could be come a fast favorite. And your recipe sounds tasty! Thanks for sharing at the Creative Inspiration Link Party. Join us again next week ~ Mon 8p EST - Thurs 8p EST.

Laura at Mommy Maleta

Sunday 24th of May 2015

These look wonderful! I'll be featuring this post tomorrow at the Thoughtful Spot. Thanks for linking up your delicious cookies!

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Susan

Saturday 23rd of May 2015

I love peanut butter cookies. I am definitely going to try this!!

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