Peanut Blossom Cookie Recipe

Peanut Blossom Cookies

Recipe by: Christina D., Financial Analyst at Vantis Life

-    1 Bag of Hershey Kisses
-    ½ cup of shortening
-    ¾ cup of creamy or crunchy peanut butter
-    1/3 cup of granulated sugar
-    1/3 cup of packed light brown sugar
-    1 egg
-    2 tablespoons of milk
-    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
-    1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
-    1 teaspoon baking soda
-    ½ teaspoon salt

1.    Heat oven to 375 degrees

2.    In a large bowl, beat the shortening and peanut butter until well blended. Add the granulated sugar and light brown sugar; beat until light and fluffy.  Then add the egg, milk and vanilla; beat well.

3.    Stir together the flour, baking soda and salt.  Gradually add this dry mixture to the peanut butter mixture.

4.    Once mixed well, shape dough into 1 inch balls.  Roll in granulated sugar and place on non-stick cookie sheet.

5.    Bake for 8-10 minutes.  In the meantime, unwrap Hershey kisses    

6.    Let the cookies sit for 1 minutes before placing the Hershey kiss in the center of each cookie.

7.    Allow cookies to cool completely before storing.


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