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Recipe: Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Author Kelli Miller

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
  • --- bake at 325 degrees for approx 10 minutes.

Instructions

  1. Beat first 7 ingredients for 2 minutes
  2. Add remaining 3 ingredients and mix until well blended.
  3. Drop into 1/2 in balls onto a greased cookie sheet
  4. 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)
  5. Bake at 325 for approximately 10 minutes or until the cookies are a beautiful golden brown