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Peanut Butter Cookies

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Serves 24 | Prep Time | Cook Time 8 to 10


1 1/2 cups flour
3/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened
1/4 cup Crisco
1/2 cup peanut butter (creamy or crunchy)
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg
1 2/3 cups (10 oz) peanut butter chips (on the aisle
with chocolate chips)

Preheat oven to 375°.

Combine flour baking soda, baking powder, and salt.

Beat butter, Crisco, peanut butter, egg, and sugars in a large bowl on medium speed until well blended. Gradually add flour mixture, beating well.

Stir in peanut butter chips.

Shape dough into 1-inch balls.

Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.

Using a fork dipped in additional granulated sugar, flatten balls to about 1/4 inch thickness by pressing fork in a criss-cross pattern.

Bake 8-10 minutes or until set.

Cool slightly, then remove to a wire rack.

Makes about 2 dozen.

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