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Ingredients

2-1/2 cups unsifted flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
12 ounces semi-sweet real chocolate morsels
2 teaspoons baking soda
1-1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup creamy-style peanut butter
2 eggs

Instructions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a small bown, combine flour, baking soda and salt; set aside. In large bowl, combine brown sugar, butter, peanut butter and vanilla exract; beat until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually add flour mixture; blend well. Stir in semi-sweet real chocolate morsels. Drop by well-rounded measuring teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 minutes.

Margaret Wadsworth
Rock Island



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