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Oxmoor House
about 3 1/2 dozen


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1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup finely chopped pecans


Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add egg and vanilla, mixing well. Stir in peanut butter.

Combine flour and baking powder; add to peanut butter mixture, beating well. Stir in pecans. Shape into 1-inch balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Dip a fork in water, and flatten balls to 1/2-inch thickness.

Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks, and cool.

Created date

February 2010