½ cup unsalted butter, room temperature

½ cup sugar

½ cup brown sugar

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

½ cup peanut butter (smooth or crunchy)

1 ½ cups all purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

¼ teaspoon salt


1. Preheat oven to 350° F. Cream together butter and sugars until pale and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Stir in peanut butter. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt. Add to peanut butter mixture and blend in. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet and crisscross mark them with a floured fork. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes, until cookies just start to colour around the edges.

2. Yield: 2 dozen cookies

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