Old-fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients & Directions

1/2 c Sweet butter; at room
1/2 c Each sugar and brown sugar
1 Egg
1 c Smooth pure peanut butter
1/2 ts Vanilla
1/2 ts Each salt and baking soda
1 1/2 c Sifted flour

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Butter cookie sheets and set aside. With
an electric mixer beat the butter until soft. Add the sugars and beat until
creamy. Add the egg, peanut butter, salt, baking soda and vanilla.

With a rubber spatula fold the flour into the egg mixture but do not
overmix. Roll the dough into small balls and place them on prepared cookie
sheet. With a fork press the balls into flat cookies and bake for 15 to 17
minutes or until crisp and golden.

For added touch melt some bittersweet chocolate in a double boiler remove
and cool down a bit. When still pliable dip one edge of cookies into

Yield: 5 dozen

1 Servings

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