Peanut Butter Cookies

READY IN: 32mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Southern Living; a simple, basic cookie that my kids love.

Top Review by klewis4698

Sorry, I usually like most of the recipes I find here but not this one. It lacked flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream shortening; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs and water, beating well.
  3. Combine dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture, beating well.
  4. Stir in peanut butter.
  5. Shape into 1-inch balls; place 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  6. Dip a fork in flour, and flatten cookies to 1/4-inch thickness in a crisscross pattern.
  7. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes.
  8. Remove to wire racks, and cool completely.

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