Sunday, June 21, 2009

Cookie of the Month: Peanut Butter

Happy Father's Day Sweetie!
Made your favorite cookies today - and we laughed again about a former neighbor making these cookies and borrowing sugar to mix them up - she came back later to borrow more sugar saying the cookies just didn't taste right and she was going to make another batch - the third time she came over to borrow yet another cup of sugar she brought a cookie with her saying
something's just not right,
"Will you taste it and tell me what you think?'
- I did, and asked,
"What kind of cookies are you making?"
"Peanut Butter," she replies... and I go...
"There's no peanut butter in these cookies..."
- We laughed together since she'd made two batches of peanut butter cookies with
Here's the simple little recipe that's been in my family for as long as I can remember
Melt together: 1 cup shortening and 1 cup peanut butter
Add: 1 cup sugar and 1 cup brown sugar
Stir in: 2 eggs and 3 cups of self-rising flour
Roll into one inch balls and flatten [criss-cross]with a fork dipped in water.
Bake 8 minutes in 375* oven

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