Tuesday May 21

McGuire My name is Pat McGuire. I am Manda’s Mother and have two more children who have grown into wonderful adults too. I work in the family-owned real estate, construction and self-storage business.  In my free time I like bird watching and gardening.

Peanut Butter Cookies by Pat McGuire

This peanut butter cookie recipe is a recipe that my mother always made for me when I was a child. The cookies are soft and chewy, and a big hit with adults as well as children! I love to make these cookies because they remind me of my childhood!
Cream together:  1 cup shortening, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1 cup white sugar, 1 cup brown sugar.
Add 2 beaten eggs, 1 cup peanut butter.
Stir in 3 cups sifted flour, ½ teaspoon salt, 2 teaspoons baking soda.
Refrigerate 2 hours.
Roll into balls.
Bake 10 minutes at 350 degrees.

Mark with a fork vertically and horizontally.