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This recipe for Peanut Butter Cookies, by Lois Ball, is from The Sword Family Cookbook,
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1/2 c. shortening (half butter) 1/2 c. peanut butter 1/2 c. white sugar 1/2 c. packed brown sugar 1 egg 1 1/4 c. all purpose flour 1/2 tsp. baking powder 3/4 tsp. soda 1/4 tsp. salt
Mix shortening, peanut butter, sugars and egg thoroughly. Measure flour by dipping method. Blend all dry ingredients, stir into shortening mixture. Chill dough. Heat oven to 375. Roll dough into 1 1/4 inch balls. Place 3 inches apart on lightly greased baking sheet. Flatten crisscross style with fork dipped in flour. Bake 10 to 12 mintues. Makes 3 dozen.
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