This recipe was clipped from packaging of some kind, probably a bag of flour. Date is unknown. The recipe is typed below as well as a scanned copy.
PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES
Bake at 375°, 10 to 12 minutes
Makes 5 dozen cookies
CREAM . . . 1/2 cup shortening and
1/4 cup peanut butter until light.
GRADUALLY . . . 1 1/3 cups Crystal Sugar, creaming until light and fluffy.
ADD . . . 2 eggs, one at a time, beating thoroughly after each.
SIFT TOGETHER . . . 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1/8 teaspoon soda
1/2 teaspoon salt.
ADD . . . 2/3 cup chopped, shelled peanuts and stir into creamed mixture, blending thoroughly.
SHAPE . . . into balls about 3/4-inch in diameter. Place on lightly greased baking sheets; flatten with palm of hand. Mark criss-cross design with tines of fork.
BAKE . . . at 375° for 10 to 12 minutes.