Dad's Favorite Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients

  • ½ cup shortening
  • ½ cup crunchy peanut butter
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1egg
  • 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Cream together the shortening, peanut butter and sugars. Beat in egg. Combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt; gradually stir into the peanut butter mixture. Cover and refrigerate dough for at least one hour.

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  • Step 2

    Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Make small balls of dough.Flatten with fork dipped in flour to form cross-wise pattern.

  • Step 3

    Bake for 10-12 minutes in the preheated oven, or until just set. Remove from baking sheets to cool on wire racks.

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