Simple and Easy Peanut Butter Cookies
This terrific recipe for Simple and Easy Peanut Butter Cookies was submitted by Lloyd Rushing of Texas City, Texas USA.
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
- 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.
- Roll out into small balls and press with a fork and place a pecan in the center.
- 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.