Peanut Butter Blossoms

Peanut Butter Blossoms are one of my favorite types of cookies.  They are fun to make, and even more fun to eat!  I remember I used to make them at my grandma’s house all the time, so they are also a part of my childhood.  I recently baked a batch of Peanut Butter Blossoms, and I can’t wait to bake them another time!

Peanut  Butter Blossom Recipe:

Ingredients

  • 48 Hershey’s 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

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Remove wrappers from chocolates.
  2. Beat shortening and peanut butter in large bowl until well blended. Add 1/3 cup granulated 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.
  3.  Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in granulated sugar; place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  4.  Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately press a chocolate into center of each
    cookie; cookie will crack around edges. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.
    About 4 dozen cookies.

Have fun, and enjoy!

By Maddie Kelly

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