Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 1/4 cup flour
3/4 tsp. soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 cup cream cheese
1/4 c. shortening
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup chocolate chips

Sift together dry ingredients in one bowl. Cream together cheese, shortening, peanut butter, sugars, egg and vanilla. Fold into dry mixture. Add chocolate chips. Drop cookies onto sheet, pressing a crisscross pattern into each with the tines of a fork.. Bake at 350 degrees for nine minutes. Makes 3 dozen.

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