Peanut Butter Cookies

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Happy Hippie

This recipe for peanut butter cookies originated from an old community recipe book I've had for years. This is the only peanut butter cookie I make and everyone loves them.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Cream shortening and peanut butter.
  3. Add sugars.
  4. Beat until fluffy.
  5. Add egg, beat until smooth.
  6. Sift flour and baking soda together; beat into the creamed mixture, mixing until thoroughly blended.
  7. Add milk if dough is too stiff.
  8. Shape dough by tablespoonfulls into balls, place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  9. Press slightly with fork dipped in sugar (crisscross shape).
  10. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.

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