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Peanut Blossoms Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Phyllis Perry Colbert
Added: Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 3/4 c flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 c sugar
1/2 c firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 shortening
1/2 c smooth peanut butter
1 egg
2 tbsp milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
48 milk chocolate candy kisses

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375

Combine all ingredients except candy in large mixer bow. Mix on lowest speed of mixer until dough forms. Shape dough into balls, using a rounded teaspoonful for each. Roll balls in sugar, place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes. After removing cookie tray from oven, top each cookie immediately with a candy kiss; press down firmly so cookie cracks around the edge.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
48 cookies

 

 

 

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