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Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies

No recipe image available.You don't have to be a peanut butter lover to enjoy these chewy oatmeal cookies—but you might become one after the first bite.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cup vegetable shortening
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup creamy or crunchy peanut butter
1 cup quick-cooking oats

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Cream together shortening, butter, sugars, and peanut butter. Add eggs and mix well. Add baking soda and salt, combine thoroughly.
  3. Stir in flour and oats until just combined.
  4. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets and bake for 15 minutes or until just light brown. Do not over bake.
  5. Transfer and cool on wire racks. Store in an airtight container.

Makes 4 dozen cookies.