Molded Peanut Butter Cookies
|Shortening||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs), firmly packed|
|White sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|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|
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 375Ã‚Â°F. oven 10Ã¢â‚¬â€12 minutes.
Makes about 6 dozen.