- 1 cup shortening
- 1 cup peanut butter
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 3 large Best eggs, room temperature
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Preheat oven to 375°. In a large bowl, cream shortening, peanut butter and sugars until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture and mix well.
- Roll into 1-1/2-in. balls. Place 3 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a meat mallet or fork if desired. Bake 10-15 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.
Test Kitchen tips:Use a glass with a pretty pattern on the bottom to add flair to these cookies.Dark brown sugar contains more molasses than light or golden brown sugar. The types are generally interchangeable in recipes. But if you prefer a bolder flavor, choose dark brown sugar.
1 cookie: 180 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 128mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.