Thoroughly cream together 1 cup shortening, 1 cup granulated sugar, 1 cup brown sugar, 2 eggs, and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
Stir in 1 cup peanut butter.
Sift together 3 cups sifted enriched flour, 2 teaspoons soda, and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Stir into creamed mixture.
Drop by rounded teaspoons on ungreased cooky sheet.
Press with back of floured fork to make crisscross.
Bake at 350Â° about 10 minutes or till light brown.