Peanut Blossoms

I already have my cooking and baking menu ready for Christmas but think I'll make these for a New Years treat. I think they'll be perfect for Valentines Day, too :-)

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar, plus 1/4 cup for decoration
  • Ad
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbsp. milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1-3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 (9 oz.) bag milk chocolate candy kisses, unwrapped

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease cookie sheets.

In a large bowl, cream together the shortening, peanut butter, brown sugar, and 1/2 cup white sugar until smooth. Beat in the egg and stir in the milk and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, and salt in another bowl and stir in to the peanut butter mixture until well blended.

Shape tablespoonfuls of dough into balls, and roll in remaining white sugar. Place cookies 2 inches apart on the prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 10 to12 minutes.

Remove from oven and immediately press a chocolate kiss into each cookie. Cool completely; the kiss will harden as it cools.

Source: Found this at Allrecipes. The photo of it is what caught my eye ;-)

By Deeli from Richland, WA

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

December 21, 2009 Flag
0 found this helpful

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar (firmly packed)
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • Ad
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 2 Tbsp. milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • sugar
  • 48 milk chocolate candy kisses

Directions

Heat oven to 375 degrees F. In a large bowl, combine flour, 1/2 cup sugar, brown sugar, baking soda, salt, shortening, peanut butter, milk, vanilla and egg; blend at low speed until stiff dough forms. Shape into 1 inch balls; roll into sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake at 375 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately top each cookie with a candy kiss; pressing down firmly so cookie cracks around edge. Remove from cookie sheets; cool completely. Yield: 4 doz. cookies

By Robin from Washington, IA

Comment On This PostWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes

December 21, 2009 Flag
0 found this helpful

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 Tbsp. milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3 1/2 cup flour
  • Ad
  • 2 tsp. soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • Chocolate Kisses

Directions

Cream together shortening, peanut butter, sugar and brown sugar; add eggs, milk and vanilla. Beat well. Add flour, soda and salt; mix well. Shape into balls and roll in sugar. Place on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees F for 8 minutes. Remove from oven and place a chocolate kiss on top of cookie. Return to oven for a few minutes.

By Robin from Washington, IA

Comment On This PostWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
Related
Categories
Food and Recipes Recipes Baking & Desserts Cookies Peanut ButterDecember 21, 2009
Guides
Peanut Sauce Recipes, Pork satay with peanut sauce dip.
Peanut Sauce Recipes
Chocolate and Peanut Clusters
Peanut Cluster Recipes
Jar of peanut butter surrounded by peanuts.
Homemade Peanut Butter Recipes
microwave
Microwave Peanut Brittle Recipes
More
🎄
Christmas Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
You are viewing the desktop version of this page: View Mobile Site
© 1997-2016 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on November 30, 2016 at 5:23:31 PM on 10.0.2.48 in 2 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!