Peanut Butter Cookies


1/2 cup soft shortening (half butter)
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar (packed)
1 egg
1 1/4 cups flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
3/4 tsp. soda
1/4 tsp. salt

Mix shortening, peanut butter, sugars and egg thoroughly. Measure flour by
dip-level-pour method or by sifting. Blend all dry ingredients; stir in. Chill.
Heat oven to 375. Roll into balls the size of large walnuts. Place 3" apart on
lightly greased baking sheet. Flatten with fork dipped in flour... crisscross.
Bake 10 to 12 min. Makes about 3 doz. 2 1/2" cookies.

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