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Peanut Blossoms
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  Prep Time: approx. 15 Minutes
Cook Time: approx. 15 Minutes/Batch

"Peanut butter cookies with a chocolate kiss center."
1 (8 ounce) package HERSHEY'S KISSES Milk Chocolates
1/2 cup shortening
3/4 cup REESE'S Creamy Peanut Butter
1/3 cup white sugar
1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
1 egg
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup white sugar for decoration

Heat oven to 375 F. Remove wrappers from chocolate pieces.


Beat shortening and peanut butter in large bowl until well blended. Add 1/3 cup granulated sugar and brown sugar; beat until light and 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 granulated sugar; place on ungreased cookie sheet.


Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately press a chocolate piece into center of each cookie; cookie will crack around edges. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely..

Makes 4 dozen


Nutrition at a glance
per serving
  Calories 98
  Protein 2g
  Total Fat 6g
  Sodium 75mg
  Cholesterol 6mg
  Carbohydrates 10g
  Fiber 1g