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Peanut Butter Cookies

by , Updated March 31, 2017

peanut butter cookies
Photo Credit: Diana Rattray

What could be more welcome than these delicious peanut butter cookies?



  1. Heat the oven to 375 F.
  2. Combine the flour, salt, and baking powder in a bowl; stir and set aside.
  3. Cream shortening with peanut butter and sugars; beat in vanilla and egg.
  4. Add the dry ingredients, blending well.
  5. Shape mixture into 3/4-inch balls; place on greased or parchment paper-lined baking sheets.
  6. Flatten each cookie with the tines of a fork; dip fork in flour frequently to keep it from sticking to the peanut butter cookie dough.
  7. Bake the peanut butter cookies for about 10 to 12 minutes.
  8. Makes 2 to 3 dozen peanut butter cookies.

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