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Peanut Blossom Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
H. Lemieux (as stated on the index card)

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 3/4 cup unbleached, all purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp, salt
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 light brown sugar (firmly packed)
1/2 cup Crisco
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter (Skippy or Jiffy)
1 large egg
2 Tbl. milk (any %)
1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
48 candy kisses

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350.
Combine all the ingredients. Mix at low speed in a Kitchen Aide or a hand held mixer until the dough combines.
Shape the dough into balls.
Roll the balls in sugar and place on an un-greased cookie sheet.
Bake for 10-12 minutes.
Put candy on top as soon as they come out of the oven.
Let stand for approximately 3 hours.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
48 cookies
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour start to finish
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mom/Nana would make these at Christmas time every year and we loved them!

 

 

 

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