12 days of cookies has been a blast so far. Peanut butter blossoms have always been one of my favorite cookies. They are incredibly easy to make and very similar to the candy cane blossoms from earlier this week.
I don’t have any special memories of making peanut butter blossoms except that I have made them for Christmas gifts for several years. Everyone loves them!
3/4 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup shortening
1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
1/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons milk
1 1/2 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
Granulated sugar for rolling
Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Unwrap your Hershey Kisses.
In a large mixing bowl, combine shortening and peanut butter. Mix well.
Next, add both sugars to the shortening/peanut butter mixture and beat until light and fluffy. Add egg, milk, and vanilla, and mix well.
In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt. Slowly add the dry mixture into the peanut butter mixture and mix well.
Shape the dough into 1-inch balls and roll in granulated sugar. Place on an un-greased cookie sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes until the edges are lightly browned. Remove from the oven, and immediately place a Hershey Kiss in the center of each cookie. Place on wire rack to cool.
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