Ruby’s Peanut Butter Cookies

A reader requested this recipe, and I did not want to disappoint. I even called my mom to get it. So, Anonymous, enjoy your…….

Ruby’s Peanut Butter Cookies(From Lion House Cookbook–the old one)

1 cup each: brown and granulated sugar
1 cup shortening
1 cup peanut butter
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
2 eggs
1/4 cup milk
3 1/2 cups flour
2 tsp. baking soda

Preheat to 350. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.

In a large mixing bowl beat brown and white sugars, shortening, peanut, salt, and vanilla. Alternately add eggs and milk. Mix until creamy. Fold in flour and baking soda.

Transfer dough to a clean, flat surface and finish mixing. Drop or roll into walnut size balls and place on cookie sheet flatten with fork or glass dipped in sugar bake for 8-10 minutes.

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  1. I haven’t checked the recipe blog in forever and I was so gload to see that you are posting here! Hooray!

    Linds – I’ve said it once and I’ll sa y it again, your photography is beautiful! I wish I lived downstairs from you and could show up and beg some leftovers, everything looks *so* good! I made your hot fudge recipe on Sunday for the missionaries and everyone loved it. Thanks!

  2. mmm….Ilove peanut butter cookies. Your blog always makes me so hungry! And I agree with Jenn S. your photography is awesome! Food can be tricky to photograph at times, but yours always looks so tasty. What kind of camera do you use?

  3. I use a Nikon D70. And mostly I use my 50 mm lens. It opens up really big so I don’t have to use my flash indoors. It’s a great camera and lens. I adore them. My husband and I both agree that it was the best purchase we have ever made.

    Thanks for the sweet compliments!

  4. Yeah!! You’re back, thanks for leaving a comment on my bad day. Luckily Tuesday was better and today is going to be great because I’m going to make your peanut butter cookies! I might have to add a kiss on top of some of them just to give me my chocolate fix for the day. I’ll let you know how they turned out. Have a super great day!

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