You can use regular or chunky peanut
butter in these. I wouldn't use natural peanut butter, there is not enough oil
in it for this recipe.
Outrageous Peanut Butter Cookies
1/2 C. shortening
1/2 C. butter
1 C. peanut butter
1 C. sugar
1 C. brown sugar
1 t. vanilla
2 1/2 C. flour
1 t. baking powder
1/2 t. salt
6 oz. chopped Butterfinger bars
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Cream together shortening, butter and peanut butter. Add sugars and cream well.
Beat in eggs and vanilla.
Mix flour, baking powder and salt together. Add to the shortening mix and blend
together well. Add candy to cookie dough.
Drop cookie dough by heaping tablespoons onto lightly greased cookie sheets.
Press down on cookies lightly with a fork.
Bake cookies for 10 - 12 minutes, cookies should be golden. Allow to set on the
cookie sheet for a few minutes and then place them on a rack to cool.
Yield: 32 cookies