Peanut BlossomsSarah Armstrong
Heaven in cookie form. The key is you must use butter flavored shortening!
- 1 c butter flavored shortening
- 1 c peanut butter (creamy)
- 1 c packed brown sugar
- 1 c white sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1/4 c milk
- 2 t vanilla
- 3 1/2 c flour
- 2 t baking soda
- 1 t salt
- 1/2 c sugar for decoration
- 1 bag Hershey Kisses
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
Cream shortening, peanut butter, brown sugar, and 1 c white sugar until smooth. Beat eggs in one at a time. Stir in milk and vanilla. Combine the flour, soda, and salt; stir in peanut butter mixture until blended. Shape into balls and roll in white sugar.
Bake 10-12 minutes. Remove from oven and press kiss into center. Return to oven for 30 seconds. Allow to cool completely.
This recipe halves really well.
Source: "It (baking) is very artistic but exact and I'm very detail oriented. You have to have a lot of patience, which is why a lot of American men can't handle it."