This is a family favorite recipe--we just love them! And with the peanut butter--it's safe to call these snack...breakfast...lunch...dinner...
Packed with great peanut butter taste, these Betty's Best peanut butter cookies are sure to please.
Prep Time:15 min
Start to Finish:2 hr 25 min
Makes:2 1/2 dozen cookies
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup shortening
1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 1/4 cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1. Mix sugars, peanut butter, shortening, butter and egg in large bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm.
2. Heat oven to 375ºF.
3. Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls. Place about 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten in crisscross pattern with fork dipped into sugar.
4. Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheet. Cool on wire rack.
(Total time will vary; cook or bake time is per batch.)