Peanut Butter Cookies

Originally in the 1991 cookbook

Servings: 3 dozen cookies


1 cube margarine, softened (or use half butter or margarine, softened)
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar (packed)
1 egg
1 1/4 cup flour
3/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking


  1. Mix thoroughly shortening, peanut butter, sugars and egg.
  2. Blend in rest of ingredients. Cover and chill for 4 hours, or until hard.
  3. Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  4. Shape dough into 1-inch balls.
  5. Place 3 inches apart on lightly greased baking sheet. With fork dipped in flour, flatted in crisscross pattern to 2 inches.
  6. Bake 10-12 minutes or until set but not hard.

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