Rating: 4.5 stars
237 Ratings
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  • 3 star values: 16
  • 2 star values: 13
  • 1 star values: 7

These cookies can be crisp, or chewy. If you want them crisp, leave out the eggs in the recipe.



Original recipe yields 18 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Mix sugars, peanut butter, and shortening. Add baking soda to the hot water. Add to mixture. Stir well.

  • Stir in the eggs. Add the flour. Roll dough into balls.

  • Place balls on ungreased cookie sheet. Press with fork dipped in water to make criss-cross design. Bake at 350 - 375 degrees F (175 - 190 degrees C) for about 8-10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

346 calories; protein 6.1g; carbohydrates 39.2g; fat 19.3g; cholesterol 20.7mg; sodium 147.3mg. Full Nutrition