Cookie Jar Peanut Butter Cookies

Ready in 45 minutes

Do not overbake--they will still be a bit pale, but if you overbake, they won't be chewy on the inside.

Use a spatula to transfer to a rack to cool.


2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter; at room temperature
1/2 cup solid shortening; at room temperature
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
2 large Eggs
1 cup creamy peanut butter

Original recipe makes 5 Dozen



Heat oven to 350?.

Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt, set aside.

Cream the butter, shortening, and both sugars in a large bowl with an electric mixer at medium speed until light and fluffy.

Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition, then mix in the peanut butter.

Add the flour mixture by the cupful and beat at low speed to mix well.

Shape the dough into 1 inch balls and place on ungreased baking sheets about 2 inches apart. Press each cookie twice in each direction with a lightly floured fork to make a crosshatch design. Bake 10-12 minutes.

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