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Criss Cross Peanut Butter Cookies

Course Snack
Servings 15 dozen
Author Settlement Cook Book

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Shortening
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Brown sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 3 cups Flour
  • tsp Baking soda
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 cup Peanut butter

Instructions

  • Mix white and brown sugars
  • Cream butter or shortening
  • Add sugar and cream well
  • Add eggs well-beaten
  • Add vanilla, sifted flour, salt, soda, and peanut butter
  • Mix well and knead
  • Roll into balls about ¾" diameter
  • Place 1" apart on greased pan
  • Press with fork lengthwise and then cross-wise
  • Bake at 400° F for 5-10 minutes