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Peanut Blossoms

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Peanut butter cookies topped with a Hershey's Kiss. Pure bliss!

Makes about 48

1 bag (8oz) Hershey's Kisses
1 egg
1/2 cup shortening
2 tablespoons milk
3/4 cup peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
additional granulated sugar (red and green is pretty)

Heat oven to 375F. Remove candy wrappers.
In large bowl, beat shortening and peanut butter until well blended. Add the 1/3 cup of granulated sugar and all of the brown sugar; beat until light and fluffy. Add egg, milk and vanilla; beat well. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to peanut butter mixture. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in the additional granulated sugar; place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately place kiss on
top of each cookie, pressing down so cookie cracks around edges. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.

Note: Photo by I Should Be Folding Laundry, Creative Commons license.

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Reviews of Peanut Blossoms:

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  Jess in Racine, WI  Dec 8, 2013
Would make this again.
LOVE these cookies! I made them as a kid with my mom and was so tickled to find the recipe again. Made this last year with my daughters and they chose them to make again this year. Definately one of our favorites! 5 stars

  Anna in NV in Neveada  Nov 27, 2013
Would make this again.
Its so delicios, I just want to make it every year 5 stars

  Kellie in Florida  Dec 22, 2012
Would make this again.
My grandma used to make these when I was little. This is the first time I've made them myself and they turned out great!! I think I made them a little big because I only got 36 cookies instead of I have a dozen unwrapped kisses that I've got to eat! 5 stars

  Baker in PA in Pennsylvania  Dec 2, 2012
Would make this again.
These are absolutely amazing!!! I love making them, and eating them!! 5 stars

  Nancy in South Carolina  Dec 18, 2011
Would make this again.
They were so easy to make, very good!! 5 stars

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