Peanut Butter Crisscross Cookies

Peanut butter crisscross cookies are a tasty treat that everyone is sure to enjoy. This recipe uses Jif® no added sugar creamy peanut butter, and is decorated with a crisscross pattern.
Prep Time 10 min
Cook Time 10 Min
Servings 36
Difficulty Easy


  • No-stick cooking spray
  • 2/3 cup Jif® No Added Sugar Creamy Peanut Butter Spread
  • 1/2 cup All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons Milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt


  • Step 1

    HEAT oven to 350°F. Coat baking sheets with no-stick cooking spray.

  • Step 2

    BEAT peanut butter, shortening, sugar, brown sugar, egg, milk and vanilla in large bowl with mixer on high speed until well blended and fluffy, about 3 minutes.

  • Step 3

    STIR flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl until blended. Add to peanut butter mixture, mixing just until blended.

  • Step 4

    SHAPE dough into 1-inch balls. Place on prepared baking sheets. Flatten with tines of fork in a crisscross pattern.

  • Step 5

    BAKE 8 to 9 minutes or until edges are lightly browned and cookies are set. Cool 2 minutes. Remove from baking sheets to wire rack to cool completely.