Peanut Butter Blossoms
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I know this isn’t an incredible stretch of the imagination but this is a reliable holiday tradition at this house: Peanut Butter Blossoms.
Makes 2 dozen cookies
You will need:
1/4 C unsalted sweet cream butter
1/2 C sugar
1/2 C brown sugar, packed
1 C peanut butter
1/4 C shortening
1 large egg
1 1/4 C flour
3/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
24 Hershey kisses, unwrapped
1 C sugar to roll the peanut butter cookies in
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
Place parchment paper onto a cookie sheet and set aside
Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter, sugar, brown sugar, and shortening and mix until combined
Add in the egg and mix until combined
In a large bowl, using a whisk mix in the flour, baking powder and salt.
Gradually add in the flour mixture into the wet mixture until combined
Using a ice cream scoop, scoop some cookie dough into your hands and roll into a ball
Roll cookie dough ball into the sugar and then place onto the cookie sheet
Repeat the steps for 11 more cookie dough balls
Bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes
Once pulled out of the oven place Hershey kiss into the cookie and let cool for a few minutes
Place cookies onto a wire rack to cool
Repeat steps with remaining dough
Let cool for a few more minutes before enjoying!