American Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 12-14 minutes
  • Servings: 28-30 cookies
  • Preparation Time: 30 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
DIRECTIONS
  1. Mix shortening, peanut butter, egg, and wet ingredients together in a large bowl.
  2. Then add flour and dry ingredients. Mix together well using a spoon at first and then your hands.
  3. Roll into balls, ~ 1" diameter or smaller.
  4. Bake at 190°C/375°F for 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies are nearly cooked through.
  5. Remove from oven and press a Hershey kiss into the center of each cookie.
  6. Return to the oven and bake for an additional 2 minutes.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
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. Submitted by: "The Foley Family"