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Favorite Peanut Butter Cookies

4 Dozen Cookies
Favorite Peanut Butter Cookies


2 cups flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 cup shortening

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1 cup white sugar

1 cup peanut butter

2 eggs

2 tablespoons water

1 teaspoon vanilla


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Sift flour, salt and baking soda together - set aside.

Cream together shortening, brown sugar and white sugar until blended well.

Add peanut butter, eggs, water and vanilla.

Add flour mixture to creamed mixture. Form dough into walnut-sized balls. Roll in white sugar (optional).

Place on cookie sheet and flatten cookie ball with a fork in a criss-cross pattern.

Bake for about 10 minutes or until a touch of browning just appears.