These are our family's...
Peanut Butter Cookies
3/4 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup shortening (stick form)
1 1/4 cup light brown sugar
3 TBS milk
1 TBS vanilla
1 3/4 unbleached flour
3/4 tsp salt
3/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
Preheat oven to 375.
Beat together on medium speed;
peanut butter, shortening, brown sugar,
milk, and vanilla until well blended.
Add egg and beat until blended.
In separate bowl, combine flour, salt,
baking soda, and baking powder.
Add to creamed mixture and mix until blended.
Drop by tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart
onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
Flatten slightly in crisscross pattern
with fork dipped in sugar.
Bake at 375 for about 8 minutes
or until set and just beginning to brown.
Allow to cool about 2 minutes on baking sheet.
Remove and cool completely
on baking rack or aluminum foil.
Eat and enjoy! Mmmmmmm!