Blue Ribbon Peanut Butter Cookies

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Pastryismybiz

Melt in your mouth crispy tender crumb cookie. Minnesota State Fair cookie entry blue ribbon winner. Exceptional!

Top Review by joanna_giselle

These were very nice cookies but I also got about 24 medium sized cookies rather than 36. I also added chocolate chips to half of the dough and they were much nicer as peanut butter choc chip cookies. Surprisingly my hubby enjoyed them more than the kids!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat shortening, peanut butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add egg and beat until incorporated.
  3. Sift together in separate bowl the flour, baking powder, soda and salt. Stir with whip until well blended.
  4. Add flour mixture to mixing bowl and mix on low speed until just incorporated. Do not overmix.
  5. Chill for 1 hour.
  6. Roll in balls about the size of golf balls on ungreased cookie sheet.
  7. Flatten, criss-cross fashion with a fork dipped in sugar.
  8. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes.
  9. Leave cookies on cookie sheet exactly 1 minute before transferring to rack to cool completely.

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