Double Treat Cookies

Drop Cookies
Christmas Cookies

  • 1/2 cup butter, margarine, or shortening, softened
  • 1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (6 ounce) package semisweet chocolate morsels

Cream butter and peanut butter in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add egg, beating until well blended. Stir in vanilla, blending well.

Combine flour, soda, and salt in a medium mixing bowl; add to creamed mixture, mixing until well blended. Stir in chocolate morsels.

Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 350° for 8 to 10 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool. Store in airtight containers.

Yield: about 4 1/2 dozen.

Note: Butterscotch morsels may be substituted for the chocolate morsels, if desired.


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