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Peanut Butter-Chocolate Kiss Cookies

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  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Peanut butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Cream shortening and peanut butter, gradually add 1/2 cup sugar and brown sugar, beating until light and fluffy.
Add egg, milk, and vanilla, beat well.
Combine flour, soda, and salt, add to creamed mixture.
Roll dough into 1-inch balls, then roll in 1/4 cup sugar.
Place balls 2 inches apart on a lightly greased cookie sheet.
Bake at 375° for 8 minutes.
Remove from oven, press a chocolate kiss into the center of each cookie.
Return to oven for an additional 2 minutes or until lightly browned.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 797 Calories from Fat 378

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 44 g67.1%

Saturated Fat 10.1 g50.4%

Trans Fat 3.4 g

Cholesterol 53.6 mg17.9%

Sodium 768.4 mg32%

Total Carbohydrates 90 g30.1%

Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13.3%

Sugars 42.8 g

Protein 15 g29.1%

Vitamin A 1.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 6.5% Iron 20.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

1 Comment

Anonymous's picture
as i was tasting the dough they were not very peanutty as i would like. so i doubled the amount of peanut butter and they still are not as peanutty as i would like. it may have something to do with the fact that i used butter flavored shortening. dont get me wrong they are good.
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