Grandma's Peanut Butter Big Cookies
Makes 14 to 16 cookies
1/2 c vegetable shortening
1/2 c Peter Pan peanut butter
1 1/4 c dark brown sugar,Packed
1 t vanilla
3/4 t salt
1 1/2 c all-purpose flour
2 t baking soda
Preheat oven to 275 degrees.
Beat shortening, peanut butter, brown sugar, egg, vanilla and salt together in large bowl until smooth.
In a separate bowl combine the flour and baking soda. Slowly add the dry mixture to the wet mixture while beating.
Roll 3 tablespoon-size portions of the dough into a ball in your hands and press to 1/2-inch flat on an ungreased baking sheet.
Bake for 18-20 minutes. Be careful not to overcook, or the cookies will not be chewy and you may negatively impact the full enjoyment potential of the product.