The traditional peanut butter cookie with the criss-cross fork pattern you remember from childhood.
Make and share this Peanut Butter Cookies recipe from Food.com.
- preheat oven to 375 F.
- Combine peanut butter, shortening, granulated sugar, brown sugar, eggs, and vanilla extract in a medium bowl. Beat with an electric mixer set at medium speed until smooth and creamy.
- Combine flour and salt in a small bowl; mix well. Add flour mixture gradually to the peanut butter mixture, mixing continually.
- Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls on to ungreased baking sheets. Flatten in a criss-cross pattern with a fork dipped in granulated sugar.
- Bake 8-10 minutes, or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheet for 2 minutes. Transfer to wire racks to cool completely.