Double Peanut Butter Cookies
1½ cups flour
½ cup sugar
½ t baking soda
¼ t salt
½ cup shortening
½ cup creamy peanut butter
¼ cup light corn syrup
1 T milk
additional peanut butter
In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda and salt.
Cut in shortening and peanut butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs, Stir in the corn syrup and milk; mix well.
Shape into 2 inch roll; wrap in waxed paper. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours.
Cut into ¼ inch slices; place half of them 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Top each with ½ teaspoon peanut butter, top with remaining slices; seal edges with a fork.
Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 2 minutes; remove to racks to cool.
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I used to make these for my kids when they were small. I think I will throw together a batch to bring back some memories the next time we are all together