Irresistible Peanut Butter Cookies
There's a reason I called them irresistible, it's because they are! Seriously, the favorite cookie I make around here.
Servings: 36 servings
- ¾ Cup Creamy Peanut Butter
- ½ cup vegetable shortening
- 1 ¼ Cup packed dark brown sugar
- 3 Tbs milk
- 1 Tbs Pure Vanilla Extract
- 1 large egg
- 1 ¾ Cup all purpose flour
- ¾ tsp baking soda
- ¾ tsp salt
Preheat the oven to 375. Prepare 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper.
Mix together the peanut butter, shortening, brown sugar, milk and vanilla in the bowl of a stand mixer. Mix on medium until well blended. Add the egg and mix until blended. In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, baking soda and salt - mix well by hand. Gradually add the flour mix to the wet mix (in thirds) and mix on low speed until well blended.
Drop by Tbs full 2 inches apart onto the parchment prepared sheet. No more than 12 per sheet. These cookies spread out. Flatten slightly with the tines of a fork first one way and then again at a 90 degree angle.
Bake for 7-8 minutes or until set and just starting to brown. Cool for 2 minutes on the baking sheet and then remove to a cooling rack to cool completely. Makes 3 dozen
Making the cross hatch in the cookie seems like too much, but do it, you won't be sorry.