Wednesday, March 06, 2013

#2698 - Chunky Blossom Cookies

(by Aunt Faye [Herman] Minier)

1 3/4 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup Crisco shortening
1/2 cup Jif chunky peanut butter
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup Domino's dark brown sugar (packed)
1 egg
3 TBSP milk
1 TBSP vanilla
1 bag Hersey kisses candy (unwrap only what you need)
a small bowl of powdered sugar for rolling

In a mixer add shortening, brown sugar and white sugar--beat. Add egg--beat. Add milk, vanilla, baking soda and salt--beat. Add peanut butter--beat. Slowly add flour--beat. Roll the dough into small walnut sized balls and roll them in the powdered sugar. Place the cookie balls on greased cookie sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 8 minutes, remove from oven, press an unwrapped Hershey's kiss into the center of each cookie, return to oven and bake 3 minutes longer. Remove from oven and remove cookies from cookie sheets and place them on paper towels to cool.

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