Pressed Peanut Butter Cookies

Total Time
Prep 12 mins
Cook 10 mins

These are wonderful cookies to use in a cookie press. The dough is the right consistency and the cookies are delicious. My sister, Jayne, made these for her children all the time when they were small.


  1. Cream the shortening; gradually add sugars.
  2. Then mix in other ingredients with spoon.
  3. Fill cookie press with dough.
  4. Place cookie dough on ungreased baking sheet.
  5. Bake at 375°F 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Remove to wire rack to cool.


Most Helpful

These are good little cookies! It was my first time using my cookie press and I decided to use this recipe to make cookies for the office. I doubled the recipe, added a teaspoon of vanilla extract and only had to bake them for 6 minutes or else the bottoms would burn. I also made the dough a day in advance and kept it in the fridge and it was still easy to handle since the dough is so soft. After they cooled a little, I dipped them halfway in chocolate and it made them even better! Thanks for sharing your recipe!

Karamia December 19, 2008

This was a lovely mild, delicate cookie. My only change was to substitute margarine for the shortening. They were very easy to make and went quickly. One thing I love about the pressed cookie, they are so simple, but still so pretty. Thank you very much for sharing this recipe.

Feej April 07, 2008

Very easy. Have a good taste. I microwaved a large milk chocolate hershey bar (broken into small pieces) for 45 seconds in a qt size zip bag. I snipped one corner of the bag and drizzled chocolate over the cooled cookies. They were a big hit! Chef #656673 Betsy

betsym04 December 19, 2007

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