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Real Peanut Butter Cookies

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Ingredients
  Salted peanuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vegetable shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), divided
  Egg 1
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350°F.

MAKING
2) In a food processor bowl fitted with a knife blade, process the peanuts for about 2 minutes into peanut butter.
3) Then add the shortening, sugar, egg, baking soda, vanilla and salt, then process for 20-30 seconds, until well blended.
4) Add the flour and pulse for 8-10 times, until just mixed.
5) Mix with hands, if required and shape the dough into 1-inch balls.
6) On ungreased cookie sheets, place and flatten the balls with a fork to 1/4-inch.
7) Bake in the preheated oven for about 10-12 minutes, until golden brown.

SERVING
8) Serve in a nice plate.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Peanut
Interest: 
Kids
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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