Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Irresistible Peanut Butter Cookies

3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup Crisco Shortening
1 1/4 cups firmly packed light brown sugar
3 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 egg
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon baking soda

Heat oven to 375.
Combine peanut butter, Crisco, brown sugar, milk and vanilla in large bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer till will blended. Add egg. Beat just until blended. Combine flour, salt and baking soda. Add to creamed mixture at low speed. Mix just until blended. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheet. VARIATION: Flatten slightly in crisscross pattern with tines of fork. Bake at 375 for 7 to 8 minutes, or until set and just beginning to brown. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet before removing to kitchen counter top.
Makes 3 dozen cookies.

Santa would love these!

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