Thursday, December 10, 2009

Peanut Blossom Cookies

Peanut Blossom Cookies

Makes 3-1/2 to 4 dozen.

Cookie #10 of The Little Lady's "12 Days of Christmas Cookies"

1 bag Hershey's kisses, 48 kisses unwrapped
1/2 c. butter, softened
3/4 c. creamy peanut butter
1/3 c. sugar
1/3 c. packed brown sugar
1 egg
2 T. milk
1 t. vanilla extract
1-1/2 c. all-purpose flour
1 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt
sugar (for rolling dough balls in)

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Beat butter and peanut butter until well blended. Add sugar and brown sugar; beat until fluffy. Add egg, milk, and vanilla; beat well.

In a separate bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, and salt; gradually beat into peanut butter mixture.

Shape dough into 1" balls; roll in sugar and place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 8 minutes. Remove from oven and immediately press a Hershey's Kiss into the middle of each cookie. Cool on wire rack.

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