Peanut Butter Blossoms

What you need:

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar, plus 1/4 cup for rolling
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp. milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • Hershey kisses or stars

Directions:

  1. Beat shortening and peanut butter together for about 30 seconds.
  2. Add 1/2 cup sugar, brown sugar, baking powder, and baking soda. Beat until combined.
  3. Add egg, milk, and vanilla. Beat until combined.
  4. Beat in flour, a little at a time.
  5. Shape into 1-inch size balls and roll in 1/4 cup sugar.
  6. Place on cookie sheet and bake for 10 to 12 minutes at 350*.
  7. Immediately top with a Hershey kiss, pressing down. Remove to a wire rack to cool.


Recipe from Kathy Westmoreland