*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
   Annette Funicello’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
 Recipe By     : MC formatting by bobbi744@sojourn.com
 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chocolate, Cookie Desserts   
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2       c            Unsifted flour
    1       c            Sugar
      1/2   ts           Baking soda
      1/4   ts           Salt
      1/2   c            Corn oil margarine, softened
                         -(1 stick)
      1/2   c            Skippy creamy or super chunk
                         -peanut butter (or Trader
                         Joe’s Almond Butter)
    2                    Eggs
    1       tb           Water
    1       t            Vanilla
    6       oz           Semisweet chocolate chips,
                         -optional (1 cup)
   In small bowl stir together flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt. In large
   bowl with mixer at low speed beat together margarine, peanut butter, eggs,
   water, and vanilla just until blended. Add flour mixture, beat until
   blended.  Increase speed to medium; beat 2 minutes. Optional: stir
   chocolate pieces into batter. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 3 inches apart
   onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten slightly with floured bottom of
   glass.  Bake in 375 F oven 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool
   on wire rack. Store in tightly covered container. Makes about 2-3 dozen.
   Peanut Butter Oat Cookies: decrease flour to 1 cup, add 1 cup quick oats.
   (Special thanks to Skippy Peanut Butter.)  [The Great American Peanut
   Butter Book, by Larry & Honey Zisman, pg 18; St. Martin’s Press, New York,
   [I made these last night to pack for my trip to Reno.  Whatever you do,
   don't use creamy peanut butter!  With just 1/2 cup nut butter mixed with 2
   cups flour, the nut taste gets kind of lost. I used almond butter; we also
   used Cantbelieveitsnotbutter for the margarine. Don't round those Tbspfulls
   too high, as these cookies wind up a bit on the large size. I also forgot
   about flattening them out; oh well... What I have are chocolate chip
   cookies (mini-chips), with a faint almond flavor.]
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