Grandma’s Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

This old fashioned peanut butter cookies recipe is the homemade cookies recipe my great grandma and grandma made! These cookies are super delicious and easy to make. Your family will love them!

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1 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1 cup peanut butter
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
3 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt


  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Cream shortening and sugars.
  3. Add peanut butter, eggs, vanilla and dry ingredients.
  4. Stir until well blended.
  5. Roll into balls.
  6. Place on a cookie sheet.
  7. Flatten with a fork dipped in flour.
  8. Turn fork 90° and make another fork print for the design.
  9. Bake 10 minutes or until brown. Make 6-8 dozen.