Nana’s kitchen: 3 ingredient peanut butter cookies

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A simple but tasty recipe,easy to include children in making, and great for my gluten free friend.

Three Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

1 cup peanut butter
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Mix peanut butter and sugar
Stir in remaining ingredients
Shape the dough into 1 inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet.
Press with a fork to flatten slightly a criss cross pattern is traditional

Bake at 350 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes

Makes about 3 dozen

Hint: You may use parchment paper or baking sheets for easier clean up.

“tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers.” – William Shakespeare

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