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Molded Peanut Butter Cookies

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), firmly packed
  White sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2 Small
  Peanut butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Cream shortening; add all sugar, and continue creaming until fluffy.
Beat in whole eggs.
Stir in peanut butter and vanilla; beat mixture very thoroughly.
Sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
Add dry ingredients, a little at a time, to batter, and mix until well blended.
Pinch off pieces of dough, and roll into balls the size of walnuts.
Arrange on greased baking sheet, and flatten each ball by pressing with fork; let tines make criss-cross pattern.
Bake in 375°F. oven 10—12 minutes.
Makes about 6 dozen.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Party

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