In a large bowl, cream together shortening, peanut butter, sugar and brown sugar together for at least 2-3 minutes or until light and fluffy.
Beat in the eggs and vanilla and mix for another 1-2 minutes.
In a separate bowl, mix the flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture and stir just until well combined. Fold in the grated apple.
Use a cookie scoop to drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets or cookie sheets that have been lined with parchment paper or silicone baking sheets. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the edges begin to barely turn a light golden brown. Cool for about 5 minutes before transferring to wire racks to cool completely.