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Peanut Blossom Cookies

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  Solid vegetable shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Peanut butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chocolate candy kisses 3 Dozen

In large bowl of an electric mixer, beat shortening, peanut butter, the 1/2 cup granulated sugar, and brown sugar until creamy; beat in egg and vanilla.
In another bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, and salt; gradually add to shortening mixture, blending thoroughly.
Place the 1/4 cup granulated sugar in a small bowl.
Roll dough into 1-inch balls, then roll in sugar to coat.
Place balls 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets.
Bake in a 350° oven for 10 minutes; meanwhile, unwrap chocolate kisses.
Remove cookies from oven and quickly top each with a kiss, pressing down until cookie cracks around edges.
Return to oven and bake for 3 to 5 more minutes or until cookies are lightly browned and firm to the touch.
Transfer to racks and let cool completely.
Store airtight.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 8458 Calories from Fat 4464

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 518 g796.5%

Saturated Fat 242.1 g1210.5%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 3221.9 mg134.2%

Total Carbohydrates 1021 g340.3%

Dietary Fiber 67.3 g269.1%

Sugars 788.3 g

Protein 91 g182.5%

Vitamin A 4.9% Vitamin C

Calcium 46.1% Iron 223.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Peanut Blossom Cookies Recipe