Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Peanut Butter Refrigerator Cookies - 1939

1 cup shortening
1/2 cup peanut butter
2 cups brown sugar
3 eggs
4 cups cake flour
1 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon cloves
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup salted peanuts, finely chopped

Cream shortening thoroughly, blend in peanut butter and then the sugar. Add the well-beaten eggs. Mix and sift dry ingredients, add the chopped peanuts and combine thoroughly with the creamed mixture. Form into rolls, wrap in waxed paper and let stand in the Norge (refrigerator) for several hours. Slice thin, place on a baking sheet and bake at 425 for 8 to 10 minutes. This recipe will make about 150 cookies.

Recipe taken from: Cooking with Cold, Norge Division Borg-Warner Corporation, copyright 1939

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