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Peanut Blossoms Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Megan Jacobson
Added: Friday, September 26, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
½ cup shortening
½ cup peanut butter
½ cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
¾ cup sugar, divided
1 egg
2 Tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 ¾ cup flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
6 dozen chocolate star candies/Hershey’s kisses

Directions:
Directions:
In large mixing bowl, beat shortening, peanut butter, brown sugar, and ½ cup sugar until light and fluffy
Add egg, milk, and vanilla – mix well
Combine flour, baking soda and salt
Add to creamed mixture
Using a rounded teaspoon, shape into 1-inch balls
Roll in remaining ¼ cup sugar
Bake at 375 for 8 minutes
Place candies in center and press down until cookies start to crack
Put back into oven and bake another 2-3 minutes

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 dozen cookies
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 Minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
From Allison Ender

 

 

 

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