Apple Peanut Butter Cookies

“These apple peanut butter cookies are great for fall gatherings. They’re crisp on the outside and soft inside.” —Marjorie Benson, New Castle, Pennsylvania

Apple Peanut Butter CookiesPhoto: Taste of Home
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
2-1/2dozen 20minutes 10minutes/batch
Servings Prep Time
2-1/2dozen 20minutes
Cook Time
Portions: dozen
Portions: dozen
  1. Preheat oven to 375°. In a large bowl, cream the shortening, peanut butter and sugars until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in apple.
  2. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake until golden brown, 10-12 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes before removing to wire racks.
Recipe Notes

Editor's Note
Reduced-fat peanut butter is not recommended for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
1 cookie: 108 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 85mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fibre), 2g protein.