Mom's Peanut Butter Criss Cross Cookies

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

Peanut butter criss cross cookies that I grew up with. Love these things and they are definitely a family favorite.


  1. Thoroughly cream shortening, sugars, eggs, and vanilla.
  2. Stir in peanut butter.
  3. Sift dry ingredients. (I usually do not sift them together.).
  4. Stir into cream mixture.
  5. Drop by rounded teaspoon on ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. Press with back of fork dipped in flour to make crisscrosses.
  7. Bake in 350 degree oven about 10 minutes.
Most Helpful

This is great ! My husband like salt so I added course salt to the tops and mashed with the tongs of the fork. He LOVED IT !!

MsBelle7s September 11, 2013