These peanut packed cookies are an old-fashioned bakeries secret cookie!
Peanut Crisp Cookies
1 cup white granulated sugar
1 1/4 cups light brown sugar, packed
1 1/2 cups solid vegetable shortening
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons salt
3 tablespoons light corn syrup
3 large eggs
2 cups quick cooking oats
2 1/2 cups white all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups dry roasted peanuts
Start by preheating your oven to 325 degrees F. Line several large baking sheets with parchment paper.
In a large bowl combine the white granulated sugar, packed light brown sugar, solid vegetable shortening, baking powder, baking soda and salt until smooth and creamy.
Add in the light corn syrup and large eggs. Beat until combined.
Fold in the quick cooking oats, followed by the white all-purpose flour, followed by the dry roasted peanuts.
Drop tablespoon size amounts onto the prepared baking sheets and bake one sheet at a time in preheated oven 17 minutes. Remove and allow to cool slightly.