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Ingredients

1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup shortening
1/4 cup stick margarine or butter, softened
1 egg
1-1/4 cups Gold Medal all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

Mix sugars, peanut butter, shortening, margarine and egg in large bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm. Heat oven to 375 degrees. Shape dough into 1-1/4-inch balls. Place about 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten in crisscross pattern with fork dipped into sugar. Bake 9-10 minutes or until light brown. Cool 5 minutes. Remove from cookie sheet. Cool on wire rack.

Donna Whiting
East Moline



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