Peanut Butter Blossoms
Makes about 4 dozen cookies.
- 48 Hershey Kisses
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
- 1/3 cup granulated 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
- Granulated sugar
Step 1: Heat oven to 375°F. Remove wrappers from chocolates.
Step 2: Beat shortening and peanut butter in large bowl until well blended.
Step 3: Add 1/3 cup granulated sugar and brown sugar; beat until fluffy.
Step 4: Add egg, milk and vanilla; beat well.
Step 5: Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into peanut butter mixture.
Step 6: Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in granulated sugar; place on ungreased cookie sheet.
Step 7: Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
Step 8: Immediately press a chocolate into center of each cookie; cookie will crack around edges. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.