There’s a foolproof way to bake soft and chewy peanut butter cookies. That’s to underbake them slightly. That’s it. Baking a batch of peanut butter cookies until they “look” done is deceiving and creates a crunchy result.
Soft and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies
Smooth or Rustic?
Shortening vs Butter
Ingredients for Peanut Butter Cookies
from the back of the Crisco container
- 1/2 cup shortening (or butter flavored shortening)
- 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
- 1 1/4 cups firmly packed light brown sugar
- 3 tbsp milk
- 1 tbsp vanilla
- 1 egg
- 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 3/4 tsp salt
- 3/4 tsp baking soda
Helpful Kitchen Tools
This post was originally published on this blog on May 25, 2010.