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American Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

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Serves 28-30 cookies | Prep Time 30 minutes | Cook Time 12-14 minutes


1/2 cup shortening (Crisco)
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1 egg
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 3/4 cups plain flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup white granulated sugar
1/2 cup golden brown sugar
Hershey kisses

Mix shortening, peanut butter, egg, and wet ingredients together in a large bowl.

Then add flour and dry ingredients. Mix together well using a spoon at first and then your hands.

Roll into balls, ~ 1" diameter or smaller.

Bake at 190°C/375°F for 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies are nearly cooked through.

Remove from oven and press a Hershey kiss into the center of each cookie.

Return to the oven and bake for an additional 2 minutes.

Pairs Well With


This is a family favorite, usually made at Thanksgiving and Christmas.

It's better to use the silver Hershey kisses from the U.S. They hold up better during baking.

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