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Peanut-Brittle Cookies Recipe

Peanut-Brittle Cookies

1 cup creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup margarine or butter (1 stick), softened
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 large egg
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 pound peanut-brittle candy, coarsely chopped


In large bowl with mixer set at medium speed, beat first 8 ingredients, occasionally scraping bowl with rubber spatula. Reduce the speed to low setting , add the flour and beat just until blended.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees degrees. Drop dough by heaping tablespoons, about 2 inches apart, on 2 ungreased large cookie sheets. Top cookie dough with chopped peanut-brittle pieces, gently pressing peanut brittle halfway into dough.

Bake 15-20 minutes or until lightly browned.
Makes 1 1/2 dozen

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