Peanut Blossoms

Oxmoor House
4 1/2 dozen


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1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 egg
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
Milk chocolate candy kisses
Additional sugar


Cream shortening in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add egg, milk, and vanilla; beat well. Stir in peanut butter.

Combine flour, soda, and salt in a medium mixing bowl; add to peanut butter mixture, stirring well. Shape into 1-inch balls. Roll in additional sugar, and place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake at 375° for 10 minutes. Remove from oven; firmly press a candy kiss in center of each cookie. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Created date

February 2010