Peanut Butter Cookies from the Forties

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An easily scalable recipe for simple peanut butter cookies. An oldie but goodie!

INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):


  • In a medium bowl, cream together the peanut butter, butter and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the egg. the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt; stir into the peanut butter mixture. Cover dough and chill for at least one hour.
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Roll the dough into walnut sized balls. Place the cookies 2 inches apart onto the cookie sheet.
  • Flatten balls with a fork. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.