World War II Peanut Butter Cookies

contributed by Laurel Turner, handed down from her grandmother

2 ½ C flour

1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp baking soda

1 C white sugar

1 C brown sugar

1 C peanut butter

1 C butter (room temperature)

2 eggs

Sift together- flour, salt and baking soda. Set aside. Mix peanut butter and butter.  Add both kinds of sugar- combine and add eggs- beat well. Stir dry ingredients into peanut butter mixture. Drop dough from a teaspoon on to cookie sheet.  Flatten with a fork dipped in sugar. Bake at 375*F for 10 to 15 minutes until lightly browned. Makes approximately 4 to 5 dozen cookies.


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