Peanut Blossoms

Peanut Blossoms

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  • 48

    milk chocolate Hershey kisses

  • ½

    c shortening (crisco)

  • ¾

    c creamy peanut butter

  • c sugar

  • c packed light brown sugar

  • 1


  • 2

    tbs milk

  • 1

    tsp vanilla

  • c all-purpose flour

  • 1

    tsp baking soda

  • ½

    tsp salt

  • ¼

    c sugar for decoration


Heat oven to 375. Remove wrappers from kisses. Beat shortening and peanut butter in large bowl until well blended. Add 1/3 c sugar and brown sugar; beat until light and fluffy. Add egg, milk and vanilla; beat well. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into peanut butter mixture. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Roll in sugar; place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately press a kiss into center of each cookie; cookie will crack around edges. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.


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