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Arkansas Travelers

Yield about 3 1/2 dozen


  • 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

How to Make It

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

  2. 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.

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

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