Mom's Secret Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

I found this on Pinterest, and this recipe is the bomb. I don't know how many the recipe makes--I just know it's a lot. I doubled the recipe and realized I probably didn't need to. The recipe said to bak for 1 to 2 minutes, but I baked mine for 10. I'm pretty sure they meant 10 to 12 minutes. Yum!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift flour once and measure.
  2. Add salt and sift together.
  3. Cream shortening thoroughly adding sugars gradually.
  4. Add eggs one at a time beating thoroughly.
  5. Add peanut butter, baking soda, water, and vanilla. Blend well.
  6. Add flour gradually.
  7. Roll into balls and smash with a fork.
  8. Bake in a 350 degree preheated oven for approximately 10-12 minutes.