Peanut Brittle Cookies

1 cup brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup shortening
1/2 cup chunky-style peanut butter
2 eggs
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 cup crushed peanut brittle

Cream together brown sugar, granulated sugar and shortening. Add 1/2 cup chunky-style peanut butter. Mix in 2 eggs, one at a time. Mix and sift 2 cups of flour and 1 teaspoon salt. Add 1 tablespoon baking powder. Add all of the dry ingredients to the cream mixture. Add 1 cup crushed peanut brittle. Roll into small balls and place on greased cookie sheet. Flatten balls with fork. Bake 15 minutes at 350F degrees.

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