My Favorite Peanut Butter Cookies

My Favorite Peanut Butter Cookies


  • 12cup butter, softened
  • 12cup butter flavor shortening
  • 1cup white sugar
  • 1cup packed brown sugar
  • 2eggs
  • 1cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1teaspoon vanilla
  • 12cups flour
  • 1teaspoon baking soda
  • 1teaspoon salt


  1. Cream butter, shortening and sugars. Add the eggs and blend well. Add the peanut butter and vanilla. Add all dry ingredients until well blended.
  2. Roll tablespoonfuls of dough into balls and place 3 inches apart on lightly greased baking sheets. Using a fork, make a crisscross pattern in each cookie.
  3. Bake at 375º for 8-10 minutes. Do not overbake. Leave the cookies on the sheets for 5 minutes before removing to a rack to cool completely.

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