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Peanut Butter Cookies

  • Author: Mindee's Cooking Obsession
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 9 minutes (per batch)
  • Total Time: 24 minutes
  • Yield: 3 dozen 1x
  • Category: Cookie
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American


Soft, chewy, peanut butter cookies! Add a few chocolate chips the tops and you've got yourself the perfect peanut butter treat!


Units Scale
  • 1/2 cup Shortening
  • 3/4 cup Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1 1/4 cups Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 1 Egg
  • 3/4 tsp Baking Soda
  • 3/4 tsp Salt
  • 2 cups Flour
  • Chocolate Chips for the tops (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Spray baking sheets with non-stick cooking spray or line them with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, or a mixer fitted with a paddle, cream the shortening, peanut butter, and brown sugar with it is well combined. Stir in the milk and egg.
  3. Add the salt, baking soda, and flour.
  4. Drop cookie dough onto the prepared cookie sheets by tablespoonfuls. Using a fork, press a criss cross pattern into each ball of dough. Top with 3 chocolate chips.
  5. Bake at 375 degrees for 8-9 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

Keywords: peanut butter cookies