1 cup butter or margarine 1 cup white sugar 1 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter 2 teaspoons baking soda 2 eggs 4 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 cups white all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt
Cream butter or margarine together, add both sugars, eggs, vanilla and peanut butter.
Mix well and blend in all dry ingredients.
Roll into 1 inch balls and place on cookie sheets one inch apart.
Flatten in criss-cross shape with fork dipped in flour.
Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 8-10 minutes, they cook quickly.
Remove cookies with spatula after 5 minutes to cooking rack to cool completly.
Makes 6 dozen fabulous cookies.
Note- this recipe is over 100 years old and has been passed down through 4 generations in our family.