Peanut Butter Cookies

1 c. butter
1 c. peanut butter
1 c. sugar
1 c. packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
2-1/2 c. flour
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. baking powder

Beat butter and peanut butter until creamy. Add both sugars beating thoroughly after each. Add eggs, vanilla, flour, salt, baking soda and baking powder. Shape into balls about 1-in. in diameter. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Flatten each cookie with a fork in a crisscross top. Bake about 10 minutes, until golden brown. Top each cookie with a chocolate star or kiss candy. Makes 4-5 dozen cookies.

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