peanut butter oatmeal cookies

3/4 cup Butter Flavor Crisco
1 cup peanut butter
1-1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup water
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 cups Quaker Oats
1-1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
Granulated sugar

Beat first three ingredients until creamy. Beat in water, egg, and vanilla. Add combined dry ingredients; mix well. Cover; chill about 2 hours. Heat oven to 350 F. Shape into 1-inch balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet; flatten with tines of fork dipped in sugar to form crisscross pattern. Bake 9-11 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Store tightly covered. Makes about 7 dozen.

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