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Classic Peanut Butter Cookies

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten
  Peanut butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Sift flour, measure and resift 3 times with soda and salt.
Cream butter and both sugars until soft and well blended, but not fluffy.
Add egg, peanut butter and vanilla; mix thoroughly, stir in flour.
Knead in bowl only long enough to form a smooth dough.
Divide into two parts and roll each part into a roll about 1 inch in diameter.
Cut into 1-inch pieces.
Place the pieces, cut side down and 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Press with the tip of a fork to form criss-crosses on top.
Or to make a cookie with a less porous surface, roll the 1-inch pieces between the palms of hands to form smooth balls.
Lay on cookie sheets 1 inch apart and and press with tip of fork to make criss-crosses.
Bake in a moderate oven (350° F.) for 12 to 15 minutes.
48 cookies 1 1/2 to 2 inches in diameter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3096 Calories from Fat 1397

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 162 g249.2%

Saturated Fat 71.9 g359.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 453.4 mg151.1%

Sodium 1527.1 mg63.6%

Total Carbohydrates 375 g125%

Dietary Fiber 12.4 g49.7%

Sugars 209.9 g

Protein 55 g109.8%

Vitamin A 61.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 15.3% Iron 69.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Classic Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe