Heirloom Meals: Savoring Yesterday's Traditions Today

Ouida Moorehead’s Peanut Butter Cookies

Ouida Moorehead’s Peanut Butter Cookies


1/2 cup of butter

1/2 cup of peanut butter

1/2 cup of granulated sugar

1 egg

1/2 tsp of vanilla extract 

1 1/4 cup of sifted all purpose flour

3/4 tsp of baking soda

1/4 tsp of salt


Thoroughly cream butter, peanut butter, sugars, eggs, and vanilla. Sift together dry ingredients;blend into creamed mixture. Shape into 1 inch balls; roll in granulated sugar. Place 2 inchesapart on ungreased cookie sheet. Press 4 peanut halves atop each (the number in your family) or crisscross with fork. Bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes. Cool slightly; remove from pan. Makes 4 dozen. Enjoy!

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