Peanut Butter Cookies


1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup butter flavored shortening
1 cup white sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

2. Cream the butter, shortening, and sugars. Blend in the eggs and vanilla. Add peanut butter, mix till smooth and creamy. Add dry ingredients and stir (by hand) until well blended.

3. Roll dough into balls. Place 2-3 inches apart on cookie sheets. Make criss-cross pattern with fork.

4. Bake 6-8 minutes until set, but not hard. Do not over bake. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.

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