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Classic Peanut Butter Cookies

Easy and delicious
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Course: cookies, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: classic peanut butter cookies, peanut butter cookies using crisco, traditional peanut butter cookies
Servings: 18
Calories: 179kcal

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 1/4 cups firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 3 tbs milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 3/4 cuo flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 375F/190C. Combine peanut butter, shortening, brown sugar, milk and vanilla in large bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Add egg. Beat just until blended.
  • Combine flour, baking soda and salt. Add to creamed mixture at low speed. Mix just until blended. Drop by rounded measuring tablespoonfuls of dough 2-inches apart onto greased baking sheet. Flatten slightly in a crisscross pattern with tines of a fork.
  • Bake one baking sheet at a time for 6 to 8 minutes, or until set and just beginning to brown. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet. Remove cookies to cooling rack to cool completely.

Nutrition

Serving: 2cookies | Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 198mg | Potassium: 89mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 17IU | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg