Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies
butter or margarine
packed brown sugar
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Stir together flour, soda, and salt. In a mixer bowl beat butter for 30 seconds. Add peanut butter and sugars; beat until fluffy. Add egg and vanilla; beat well.
Add dry ingredients to beaten mixture; beat until well combined.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in granulated sugar, if desired. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet; crisscross with the tines of a fork.
Bake 10 minutes. Cool on cookie sheet 1 minute before removing to a wire rack.
Yield: 48 cookies
Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens NEW COOK BOOK, 1984.
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