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Peanut Blossoms Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marlene "Gail" Polk-Pearson
Added: Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 C. Sugar
1 C. packed Brown sugar
1 C. creamy Peanut Butter
1 C. Butter, at room temperature
2 Eggs
3 C. Flour
1-1/2 tsp. Baking Soda
1 tsp. Baking Powder

2 Tbsp. Sugar for rolling
Hershey Kisses (about 7 dozen), unwrapped

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 375.
In a large bowl, beat together the sugar, brown sugar, peanut butter, butter, and eggs. Stir in flour, baking soda, and baking powder.
Shape into 1 inch balls; roll in sugar. Place 2-inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake 8-10 minutes, or until edges are light brown. Immediately press kiss in the center of each cookie. Remove cookies and cool on wire rack.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
7 Dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Everyone's Favorite, makes me wonder why we only make them at Christmas!

 

 

 

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