Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

“My husband says these are the best peanut butter cookies he's ever had...including his mom's! The recipe originally came from www.crisco.com. I "made it my own" by using Smucker's Natural Creamy Peanut Butter(has to be stirred initially and stored in the refrigerator), butter flavored Crisco and whole wheat flour. Creamy vs chunky peanut butter is your choice.”
READY IN:
45mins
YIELD:
3 dozen
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Add first 5 ingredients to large mixing bowl and beat on medium for 2 minutes.
  2. Add egg and mix just until combined.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and mix on low just until combined, scrape sides and bottom of bowl then mix on medium 30 more seconds or until all flour is combined. Do not overbeat.
  4. Scoop batter and form into roughly 1" balls. Place 2" apart on non-stick cookie sheet.
  5. Using the tines of a fork, flatten each ball slightly in a crisscross pattern.
  6. Bake 7-8 minutes in 375 degree oven.
  7. Cool on cookie sheet 2 minutes before transferring to rack to cool completely.

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