Peanut Blossoms

peanut blossoms  

“This is an old recipe that is still popular just the way it was even though it has gone through many variations over the years.  Every once in a while someone remembers them and wants me to make them.  I use all variations of the chocolate kiss, or chocolate eggs.  Not a bad calorie count with one cookie being 79 calories or 2 Weight Watcher points.  Enjoy!”

Servings: 42         Baking Time:  10 minutes

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 cup shortening

1/2 cup peanut butter

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup sugar

1 egg

2 tablespoons milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 -3/4 cups flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup sugar, toroll balls in

42 chocolate kisses

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 375°.

2. Grease or spray cookie sheets.

3. In a large bowl, cream shortening, peanut butter, brown sugar, and the one-half cup sugar.

4. Mix in egg, milk, and vanilla extract until a dough forms.

5. Shape dough into balls, using a tablespoon for each ball.

6. Roll balls in the one-quarter cup of sugar.

7. Place balls two inches apart onto prepared cookie sheets.

8. Bake for 10 minutes.

9. Remove from oven and immediately place a chocolate candy kiss in the center of each cookie.

10. Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool.

11. Store cookies in a covered tin on the counter.

Nutritional Information: Peanut Blossoms

Servings Per Recipe: 42

Amount Per Serving: 1

Calories: 79

Calories from Fat: 34

* % Daily Value * * Total Fat 4g 6% * Saturated Fat 1g 4% * Cholesterol 4mg 1% * Sodium 66mg 3% * Total Carbohydrates 10g 3% * Dietary Fiber 0g 1% * Protein 1g 2% * Sugars 6g * Vitamin A 0% * Vitamin C 0% * Calcium 0% * Iron 1% * * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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