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 and your family will love them! You can find this recipe in volume 1 of our Dining On A Dime Cookbook.
This peanut butter cookies recipe calls for a few more ingredients than the 4 ingredient peanut butter cookies recipe but don’t be afraid to try it. These cookies are nice and fluffy and it’s not any more work to mix them up.
Give these old fashioned peanut butter cookies a try! They’re just like grandma’s– OK, they ARE grandma’s, so everyone will rave about your cookies, too!
Grandma’s Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe
- Yield: 6-8 dozen
1 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1 cup peanut butter
1 tsp. vanilla
3 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
- Preheat oven to 375°.
- Cream shortening and sugars.
- Add peanut butter, eggs, vanilla and dry ingredients.
- Stir until well blended.
- Roll into balls.
- Place on a cookie sheet.
- Flatten with a fork dipped in flour.
- Turn fork 90° and make another fork print for the design.
- Bake 10 minutes or until brown. Make 6-8 dozen.
Note: To make all your baking super easy and quick, make sure you have a baking center in your kitchen where all the baking supplies are stored in one place. Then you won’t have to move all over the kitchen to get ingredients and put them back. You can do everything in one smooth movement, taking out, using, and putting back all of the ingredients in one quick motion.
I even go so far as to have 5 shakers of salt in my small (20×20 foot) kitchen. I keep one salt shaker with baking ingredients, two others on the stove (different sized tops for different recipes), one with my spices and one on the table. That may seem excessive, but when you have Fibromyalgia you don’t have the energy to waste going back and forth for ingredients.
Baking gets frustrating when you have to walk all over the kitchen from cabinet to cabinet getting ingredients, so keep all your baking ingredients in one place.
This old fashioned peanut butter cookies recipe is from our cookbook:
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