Peanut Butter Cookies
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup (1 stick) sweet butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1 cup (8 oz) crunchy peanut butter
Pinch of salt
Sift the flour and baking soda together. In a separate bowl, beat the butter and sugars until soft and creamy. Combine the egg, flour mixture, peanut butter, and salt. Add the butter and sugar mixture and mix until smooth.
Wrap the dough in foil or parchment and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, preferably overnight.
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
Shape the dough into 1 1/4-in. balls and place them 2 in. apart on a baking sheet. Flatten slightly with a fork. Bake 15 minutes or until golden.
Remove from the oven and allow to cool. Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days.
Makes 2 dozen.