I got this recipe from a novel that I have been reading. Read this post for the book review. I made these cookies for my kids and they really loved them. Enjoy and have a good weekend!
Miriam's Chunky Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies( from A Merry Heart)
3/4 cup margarine
1 cup white sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup peanut butter
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 (8 oz.) chocolate candy bar, chopped
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Beat margarine, sugars, and peanut butter until light and fluffy. Blend in eggs and vanilla. Add the dry ingredients and mix well. Stir in the chocolate pieces. Drop rounded tablespoons of dough onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Let stand a few minutes before removing from cookie sheet.
Makes four dozen cookies.
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