1 cup shortening
1 cup peanut butter
1 cup sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
3 large Eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1Preheat oven to 375°. In a large bowl, cream shortening, peanut butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture and mix well.
2Roll into 1-1/2-in. balls. Place 3 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a fork or meat mallet if desired. Bake 10-15 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
Makes 3 dozen
Use a glass with a pretty pattern on the bottom to add flair to these cookies.
1 each: 180 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 128mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.