Chocolate Nutbutter Cookies (Memaw's)
2 cups sifted flour
1/2 cup cocoa
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup peanut butter (chunky)
1 1/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup milk
Sift together flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt.
Cream together shortening, peanut butter, and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla. Beat well.
Blend in dry ingredients alternately with milk. Blend thoroughly.
Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Press with fork to flatten or form a lattice design.
Bake at 400 degrees F for 8-9 minutes. Do not over bake. Cookies are still soft when done.