Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies


1 cup sugar

1 cup Brown Sugar

1 Cup Peanut Butter

1/2 cup Shortening

1/2 cup Butter, softened

2 eggs, room temperature

2-1/2 cups flour

1-1/2 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

In bowl of stand mixer place sugar, brown sugar, peanut butter, shortening, butter and eggs. mix on low speen until combined well.

In a small bowl mix flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Add slowly to your sugar mixture mixing until just combined. Place bowl in fridge for 2 hours to firm up.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Shape dough into 1 Tbsp. balls. Place on parchment paper covered cookie sheet. Flatten in a “criss-cross” pattern with a fork dipped into sugar.

Bake 9-10 minutes or until a light golden brown. Cool 5 minutes ON cookie sheet then remove to cooling rack and let cool completely. Makes about 5 dozen cookies. ENJOY!! 🙂


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