*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               Peanut Cookies
 
 Recipe By     : Taste of Home
 Serving Size  : 48   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : All Newly Typed Not Shared       Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      2/3  cup           shortening
    1 1/3  cups          packed brown sugar
    2                    eggs -- lightly beaten
    1 1/2  teaspoons     vanilla extract
    1 2/3  cups          all purpose flour
      1/2  teaspoon      baking soda
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
    2      cups          salted peanuts
 
 In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar.  Beat in eggs and vanilla until
 light and fluffy.  Combine flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to the
 creamed mixture.  Fold in peanuts.  Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto
 greased baking sheets.  Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes or until browned and
 almost set (centers will be soft).  Remove to a wire rack to cool.  Yield 4
 dozen.
 
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