25 Days of Christmas Desserts Day 10: Peanut Blossoms

Happy Wednesday!
Today I am here with one of my favorite Christmas cookies, Peanut Butter Blossoms. They are the perfect combo of peanut butter and chocolate! Bring them along to your next holiday gathering and everyone is sure to love them!

Ingredients
48 Hershey’s Kisses
1/2 cup shortening
3/4 cup peanut butter
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
1 egg
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
2. Remove wrappers from the chocolates
3. Beat shortening and peanut butter in a large bowl until well blended. Add sugar and brown sugar and beat until fluffy
4. Add egg, milk, and vanilla; beat well. Stir together flour, baking soda, and salt; gradually add to the peanut butter mixture
5. Shape dough into balls. Roll in sugar and place on cookie sheet
6. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until lightly brown
7. Press Hershey’s kisses into the center

Makes about 48 cookies

Credit to Pinterest for the photo

Enjoy!

Xoxo,
Caroline

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