peanut butter blossoms

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  • 1 3/4 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon(s) baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1 1/4 cup(s) granulated sugar divided
  • 1/2 cup(s) firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup(s) creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup(s) shortning
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoon(s) milk
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vinnila extract
  • 48 chocolate candy kisses


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  2. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  3. 2

  4. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl and mix well.
  5. 3

  6. Combine 1 cup granulated sugar, brown sugar, peanut butter, shortening, egg, milk and vanilla extract in a large bowl. Beat with an electric mixer set at low speed until well blended.
  7. 4

  8. Add flour mixture to granulated sugar mixture and beat until well blended.
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  10. Shape the dough into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in remaining granulated sugar.
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  12. Arrange balls on baking sheets. Bake until browned, about 8 to 10 minutes. Press a candy kiss in center of each cookie. Remove cookies to wire racks to cool completely.
December 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by LoriSmith and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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