By Sinea Pies
Tip: Plan on an extra 2 hours for the dough to firm up in the refrigerator.
½ cup granulated sugar
½ cup packed brown sugar
½ cup peanut butter
¼ cup shortening
¼ cup butter or margarine, softened
1 ¼ cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
¾ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
Combine sugars, peanut butter, shortening, butter and egg in large bowl.
Stir in remaining ingredients.
Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm.
Preheat oven to 375ºF.
Shape dough into 1¼ inch balls.
Place about 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
Flatten in crisscross pattern with fork dipped into sugar.
Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown.
Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheet.
Cool on wire rack.
*Original recipe by Betty Crocker
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