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Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

No recipe image available.Crispy yet deliciously chewy, old-fashioned peanut butter cookies.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a bowl mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In another bowl, cream butter with peanut butter. Stir in sugar and brown sugar; blending until smooth. Add eggs and vanilla.
  4. Stir in the flour mixture; beating until well blended. Roll into 1-inch balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten slightly using the back of a fork.
  5. Bake for 8 to 12 minutes, or until lightly browned. Cool for 1 minute on baking sheet before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Makes 4 dozen cookies.