Crispy Peanut Butter Cookies
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened (half butter or margarine)|
|Peanut butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Granulated sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Packed brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Mix thoroughly shortening, peanut butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and egg.
Blend in flour, soda, baking powder and salt.
Cover and chill.
Heat oven to 375Â°.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls.
Place 3 inches apart on lightly greased baking sheet.
With fork dipped in flour, flatten in crisscross pattern to 2 inches.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set but not hard.