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Peanut Butter Cookies

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 15 sandwich cookies


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour


  • Melt butter, shortening, and peanut butter together in the microwave in a microwave safe bowl. Stir in brown and white sugar. Add egg and vanilla, stir to combine. Sprinkle in baking soda. Stir in flour a little at a time until a thick dough is formed.
  • Scoop even sized teaspoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes. You want a soft cookie with just a hint of crispiness around the edges.