56 Reviews

@ chef 1396052. I would guess you probably used margarine not butter and that is why it would taste like "pure shortening", because the shortening ratio is not that great!!! Or you used old rancid shortening and that is what you tasted. I have used this recipe for years. It's ratios are correct so you don't taste shortening like some of the other ones that use all shortening. You also have to use a good quality peanut butter and not the bottom of a stale jar or it. Great recipe its a keeper!!

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chef janell July 17, 2010

A very nice peanut butter cookie, indeed. Nice texture and taste and the whole kitchen smelled so nice when they came out of the oven. And boy, you sure do get a lot of cookies!!! Thank you for a recipe definitely worth saving.

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Nova Scotia Cook April 26, 2010

I rarely make peanut butter cookies, but these had such a lovely texture, I might do it again. I put chocolate chips on some of mine.

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Charlorae March 11, 2010

These cookies are awesome! I didn't mix the dry ingredients in a separate bowl because I don't like to do dishes. These cookie was crispy on the outside and soft in the middle...loved them!

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QueenJellyBean November 08, 2008

These were easy to throw together and tasted great. Thanks!

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embutterfly75 July 20, 2009

We had a craving for something sweet, and this recipe hit the spot! I had all ingredients on hand, and the was such a quick recipe. Thanks for posting this awesome recipe! We will be making these again soon!

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noob.in.the.kitchen June 01, 2009

These are awesome!

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Amanda's Pantry! December 18, 2008

Great cookie - easy to make, delicious to eat! I followed the directions exactly! I put this recipe in my cookie file in the kitchen and will make again at Christmas. Thanks!

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NELady December 01, 2008

I had bought a jar of natural peanut butter that had no sugar added and discovered that I did not like it. So I wanted to find a cookie recipe to use it in to get rid of it. Boy, did I choose the right one! These cookies are wonderful! Thanks for helping me transform something that didn't taste too good into something YUMMY!

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michelles3boys November 12, 2008

These are by far the best peanut butter cookie that I have made. Perfect texture and chewiness. Thanks for the great recipe.

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2boys3dogs&1cat October 14, 2008
Cookie Jar Peanut Butter Cookies