Heart Shaped Peanut Butter Cookies




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Valentine's Day is just around the corner, so why not make these delicious heart-shaped peanut butter cookies for that someone special in your life. They are very cute and super easy to make.


Step 1: Make the Dough With My Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe


1 c brown sugar

1 c white sugar

1 c shortening

¾ c peanut butter

2 eggs

½ tsp salt

1 tsp vanilla

2 ½ c flour

1 tsp baking soda dissolved in 1 Tbsp hot water


1 – Preheat oven to 350°

2 – In a medium sized mixing bowl sift flour once and measure. Add salt and sift together

3 – In another medium size mixing bowl cream shortening thoroughly and add sugars gradually. Add eggs one and a time beating thoroughly. Add peanut butter, soda water and vanilla. Blend well

4 - Add flour gradually

5 - Roll into balls and smash with a fork (modify to make heart-shape)

6 - Bake for 10-12 minutes

Step 2: Scoop Up a Small Amount of Dough and Roll It Into a Ball and Place on Cookie Sheet

Step 3: Press Dough Ball Down With Your Fingers

Step 4: Using a Fork Handle Cut Into the Top and Move Dough Outward to the Right and Left to Form a “V” Shape

Step 5: With Fork Tines Press Down the Dough

Step 6: Using Fork Edge Press the Bottom of the Cookie Inward (both Sides) to Make the Bottom “V” Shape

Step 7: Bake and Enjoy



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