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Just Slice And Bake Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter/Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 250 Milliliter (1 cup)
  Smooth peanut butter 250 Milliliter (1/2 cup)
  Egg 1
  All purpose flour 425 Milliliter (1 3/4 cups)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

In bowl, beat together butter, sugar and peanut butter until smooth; beat in egg, beating well.
Mix together flour, baking powder and salt; gradually stir into creamed mixture until smooth dough forms.
Gather dough into ball; divide in half.
Place each half on sheet of waxed paper; using paper, shape dough into logs, each about 2 inches (5 cm) in diameter.
Wrap paper around logs; chill in refrigerator for at least 4 hours or until firm. (Dough can be refrigerated for up to 1 week or overwrapped and frozen for up to 6 weeks; thaw before baking.)
Slice dough into 1/4 inch (5 mm) thick slices; place on lightly greased baking sheets.
Decorate as desired.
Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for 12 minutes or until firm to the touch and lightly browned.
Remove to rack and let cool. (Cookies can be stored in airtight containers for up to 1 week.)

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Interest: 
Quick

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