Venango County Recipe of the Day: Apple Peanut Butter Cookies

| May 9, 2020

These cookies are crisp on the outside and soft on the inside!

Apple Peanut Butter Cookies


1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup grated peeled apple


~In a large bowl, cream the shortening, peanut butter, and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla.

~Combine the dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in apple.

~Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 10 to 12 minutes (or until golden brown).

~Cool for five minutes before removing to wire racks.

~Makes about 2-1/2 dozen.

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