Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

This is a house favorite.  It’s very simple to put together, and the ingredients are very basic.  This recipe is one of the first cookies I mastered as a 12 year old.   I believe the recipe is out of one of my Grandma’s cookbooks, which did not have a cover it was so worn.  There is nothing like the smell of peanut butter cookies in the oven, enjoy!

1 cup light brown sugar
1 cup sugar
1 cup melted butter
1 cup creamy peanut butter
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon soda
2 eggs
2 ½ cups all purpose flour

1) Preheat oven to 375’. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.

2) In medium mixing bowl, combine flour, salt & soda. In a large mixing bowl combine melted butter, peanut butter, sugars and eggs, mix well.

3) Add flour mixture to peanut butter mixture, mix well. Roll into 1” (or larger) balls and press with fork to make cross hatch marks in cookies.

4) Bake 10-12 minutes. Allow to set for 5 minutes before removing from parchment paper.

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