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Amish Peanut Butter Cookies

5 from 2 votes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Amish
Servings 4 dozen

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup lard
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 /2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1 /2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3 cups flour

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. 
  • In a large bowl, cream together the lard, sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Mix in the eggs, peanut butter, salt, baking soda, vanilla, and flour, stirring until well-combined.
  • Form the dough into 1 inch balls, then roll the balls in white sugar. 
  • Place the balls on cookie sheets, flattening slightly.
  •   Bake until the cookies are browned at the edges, about 10-12 minutes. 
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