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Friday, August 18, 2006

Fab Friday

Peanut Butter Cookies
Packed with great peanut butter taste, these Betty's Best peanut butter cookies are sure to please.
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup shortening
1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 egg
1 1/4 cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 .
Mix sugars, peanut butter, shortening, butter and egg in large bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm.
2 .
Heat oven to 375ºF.
3 .
Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls. Place about 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten in crisscross pattern with fork dipped into sugar.
4 .
Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheet. Cool on wire rack.


Amy said...

Yum! I love peanut butter cookies, but my son has a nut allergy. I wonder if these would work with Golden Pea Butter instead?

Bethanie said...

I don't know what Golden Pea Butter is, but I suppose you could give a try.

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