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Simple and Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

No recipe image available.This terrific recipe for Simple and Easy Peanut Butter Cookies was submitted by Lloyd Rushing of Texas City, Texas USA.

Recipe Ingredients:

3/4 cup Crisco brand shortening (preferably)
3/4 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
Pecan halves

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cream shortening, peanut butter and sugars in a large mixing bowl. Add egg and vanilla; mixing well. Stir in flour and baking soda until just mixed.
  2. Roll out into small balls and press with a fork and place a pecan in the center.
  3. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) until they are lightly brown. DO NOT OVER BAKE, allow cookies to remain on cookie sheet to continue baking before removing to cool.

Makes 2 1/2 dozen cookies.