Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Peanut Blossoms

1 3/4 cup flour
1 Teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 unbeaten egg
2 Tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla

Small bowl with granulated sugar for rolling cookie dough
Candy kisses

Method & Story;Cream butter, peanut butter, sugars and add egg and milk. blend in dry ingredients and mix thoroughly. shape into teaspoons and roll into balls, roll in sugar and place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 375 degrees for 8 minutes, Remove from oven and place a solid milk chocolate candy kiss on top. Pressing down so the cookie cracks on the top. Return to the oven and bake 2 -5 minutes longer.
Grandma Dean made these every holiday season. She would send a box of goodies back with us when we were there over Christmas, usually that 'goodies' tray would contain some of these cookies along with the fudge.

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