Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

These used to be DH's favorite, then he discovered Oatmeal Raisin, now I think these are his 2nd favorite.


  1. Sift flour add baking soda and powder and salt; sift again.
  2. Cream shortening and peanut butter.
  3. Gradually add the sugar and cream thoroughly.
  4. Add the well beaten egg.
  5. Combine the dry ingredients and creamed mixture.
  6. Chill.
  7. Form into 1-inch balls and place on lightly greased and floured sheet.
  8. Flatten with fork, making a criss-cross design.
  9. Bake at 375° 8-10 minutes.
Most Helpful

I thought they were good and very easy to make

jlhgrh April 20, 2003

One thing that makes em great for the holidays I after you cook them, During the cooling process add a Herseys Kiss to them and you have a great Peanutbutter Cookie for the Holidays.

meon63 December 15, 2002

I put crunchy peanut butter in since that was all I had on hand. I also used a small meat mallet to flatten. Be sure to leave enough room on the cookie sheet since they spread. My husband likes this cookie very much.

Norma2 September 20, 2002