Peanut Butter Cookies

 

1/2
cup shortening
1/2
cup butter
1
cup peanut butter
1
cup granulated sugar
1
cup brown sugar (packed)
2
eggs
2 1/2
cups all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
1 1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt

 

 

Mix shortening, butter, peanut butter, sugars and eggs thoroughly.  Blend all dry ingredients and stir into shortening mixture.  Chill dough.

 

Heat oven to 375 degrees.  Roll dough to 1-1/4” balls.  Place 3 inches apart on lightly greased baking sheet.  Flatten crisscross style with fork dipped in flour.  Bake 10 to 12 minutes. 

 

Makes about 6 dozen 2-1/2-inch cookes.