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Peanut Butter Cookies

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“peanut butter cookies. I have been using this recipe for 40 years. I like it because I can make a triple batch and freeze for later "quick cookies". I roll the mix into balls, place the balls on a cookie sheet and put it in the freezer. When the balls are frozen I put in freezer bags with a dozen or two balls in each bag. Don't put unfrozen balls into a bag to freeze; they'll stick together. I also use a meat tenderizer (the tool) to mash the balls (faster than a fork).”
18-24 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream peanut butter and butter.
  2. Add sugars; mix well.
  3. Add egg and vanilla; mix well.
  4. Combine flour, baking powder and salt.
  5. Add to first mixture; mix well.
  6. Form into balls.
  7. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and flatten with a fork.
  8. Bake at 375 degrees F. for about 10 minutes.
  9. Remove from sheet and let cool on waxed paper.

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