Cookies, Peanut Butter

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Ethnicity
American  
Base Type
Other  
Course
Dessert  
Preparation Time
30-60 Minutes  
Difficulty
Intermediate  
Serving Size
Refresh / Double it
Comments
Makes 4 dozen  
Source
 
Source Description
 
Last Modified
2011-02-26  
User
Joyce McGuire



Ingredients
                
1 1/4 c
flour

3/4 t
baking soda

1/4 t
salt

1/2 c
butter or margarine

1/2 c
peanut butter

1/2 c
sugar

1 ea
egg

1/2 t
vanilla extract


Directions
Stir together flour, soda, and salt.
Beat butter, peanut butter, and sugars until fluffy.  Add egg and vanilla, beat well.
Add dry ingredients to beaten mixture, beat until well combined.
Chill dough.  Shape dough into 1 inch balls.
Place 2 inches apart on ungreased sheet.  Crisscross with fork tines.
Bake in a 375 degree oven about 10 minutes.  Cool 1 minute before removing to wire rack.
OPTIONAL:  HONEY PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES
Follow recipe using only 1/4 c shortening and use 1/2 c honey in place of brown sugar.