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All-American Peanut Butter Cookies

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Courtesy of Virginia Carolinas Peanuts - Aboutpeanuts.com


  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt


Combine butter, peanut butter, sugar, vanilla and egg, beating until light and fluffy. Combine

dry ingredients and add to butter mixture, blending thoroughly. Shape into 1-inch balls and

place about 2 inches apart on a baking sheet. Flatten with fork tines in a crisscross pattern.

Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes, or until lightly browned.

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