Peanut Butter Cookies - Best You Ever Had!
Growing up on Broadway in Rahway, NJ was a treat, literally. The ladies in my old neighborhood could cook and bake. This is my recollection and rendition of Marie Zawislak’s Peanut Butter Cookies.
Chef Charles Knight, Enjoy!
EQUIPMENT: TWO Stainless Steel Cookie Sheets, Mixing Bowl, Cookie Stamp
PREPARATION TIME: 30 minutes – makes 3 dozen cookies
½ cup Crisco
1½ cups light brown sugar
1½ cups peanut butter
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2¼ cups all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Combine butter, sugar, and peanut butter in mixing bowl. Add eggs, vanilla, flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt and mix well. Roll tablespoonsful of dough into balls and place balls on ungreased Stainless Steel Cookie Sheet. Use the Cookie Stamp and press each ball once. Sprinkle with sugar if desired. Bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown.