Formed Cookies Chocolate Nut Butter Cookies

posted by Connie 05-20-100 12:26 PM

Pillsbury Bake-off Collection.
Chocolate Nut Butter Cookies

2 cups sifted all purpose flour
1/2 cup cocoa
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 1/4 cups sugar
1/3 cup milk
2 eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Sift together all the dry ingredients (flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt).

Blend shortening and peanut butter together, gradually add sugar, cream well. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Blend in the dry ingredients alternately with the milk, blending well after each addition.

Shape by rounded teaspoonfuls into balls. Place on un-greased baking sheets. Flatten with fork. Bake at 400 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes.

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