Peanut Butter Cookies

Shaped 
Christmas Cookies

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda

Cream shortening in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs; beat well. Add peanut butter and vanilla; blend well. Add flour and soda, blending well.

Shape dough into 1 inch balls; place 3 inches apart on greased cookie sheets, and gently flatten with a fork dipped in flour. Bake at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Yield: 6 dozen.





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