Peanut Crunch Cookies

Christmas Cookies

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Cream butter and peanut butter; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add egg; beat well.

Sift together flour, baking powder, soda, and salt in a medium mixing bowl. Add to creamed mixture; mix well.

Shape dough into 3/4 inch balls; place 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Gently flatten with a fork dipped in flour. Bake at 375° for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Yield: 4 dozen.


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