Saturday, September 6, 2008

Peanut Butter Cookies


1/2 cup peanut butter
2 tbsp. butter
1 square chocolate
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup milk
2 tsp. baking powder
1 cup flour
vanilla

Melt the chocolate in the butter over a double boiler (can be microwaved). Place melted mixture in a large bowl. Add peanut butter and sugar; mix; add egg and continue to mix; add baking powder to the flour; add flour mixture and milk alternately to the peanut butter mixture; add vanilla; beat until thoroughly mixed. Drop by spoonful on a greased or parchment lined cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 minutes.

-- Florence Augusta Siddons Meredith, "Grandma Meredith," 1887-1959

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