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Black-Eyed Susans

Yield Makes 8 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons warm water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate morsels

How to Make It

  1. Beat butter and sugars at medium speed with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add peanut butter and next 3 ingredients, beating well.

  2. Combine flour, salt, and baking soda. Add to butter mixture, beating until blended.

  3. Use a cookie gun fitted with a flower-shaped disc to make cookies, following manufacturer's instructions. Place cookies on lightly greased baking sheets. Place a chocolate morsel in the center of each cookie.

  4. Bake at 350° for 8 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Chill 30 minutes. Freeze up to 1 month, if desired.