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Double Peanut Butter Cookies

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Creamy peanut butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Divided)
  Light corn syrup 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven at 350°.
2) In a bowl, add flour, sugar, soda and salt to combine.
3) Use a pastry blender to cut in shortening and 1/2 cup peanut butter to prepare like a coarse meal.
4) Pour in corn syrup and milk and mix well.
5) Prepare a long roll of 2 inches diameter from the dough.
6) Use waxed paper to wrap and place inside the refrigerator to chill for 2 to 3 hours or until firm.
7) Bring out of the refrigerator, unwrap and make slices of 1/4-inch thickness.
8) Use ungreased cookie sheets to arrange half of the cookies.
9) Top each cookie with 1/2 teaspoon peanut butter and cover with another cookie. With a fork secure the edges.

MAKING
10) Place the cookie sheets inside oven and bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until the cookies are well done.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Peanut
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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