Peanut Butter CrissCrosses

1 c. shortening
1 tsp. vanilla
1 c. sugar
1 c. brown sugar
2 beaten eggs
1 c. peanut butter
3 c. flour
1/8 tsp. salt
2 tsp. soda

Cream shortening, vanilla and sugar. Add eggs, beat thoroughly. Stir in peanut butter, then sift dry ingredients and add to mixture. Form into tiny balls with palms of hands; place on greased cookie sheet. Press with back of a fork to make crisscross. Dough may be rolled and cut if desired. Bake in 375 degree oven for 10 mins. Makes 50-60 small cookies.

Ruby Hawkins