Sunday, September 16, 2012

Peanut Butter Blossoms

48 Hershey Kisses
1/2 cup shortening
3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup brown sugar
1 egg
2 Tbs. milk
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
granulated sugar

Preheat oven to 375*

Beat shortening and pb in large bowl until well blended.  Add 1/3 cup sugar and brown sugar; beat until 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 min. or until lightly browned.  Immediately press a chocolate into the center of each cookie.  Remove from pan and let cool on rack.  Makes 4 dozen cookies.

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