Melt In Your Mouth Peanut Butter Blossoms

Recipe by Kay D.
READY IN: 20mins
YIELD: 54 cookies




  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • In your electric mixer's bowl, beat the shortening and peanut butter on medium to high speed for 30 seconds, or until well combined.
  • Add the granulated sugar, brown sugar, baking powder and baking soda.
  • Beat until well combined and"fluffy", occasionally scraping the sides of the bowl.
  • Beat in egg, milk and vanilla until well combined.
  • Beat in the flour.
  • You may stir in any remaining flour with a wooden spoon if your mixer doesn't get it all.
  • Shape cookie dough into one inch balls.
  • Roll the balls (individually) in the 1/4 cup granulated sugar.
  • Place balls 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, until bottoms are lightly browned.
  • Do not overbake.
  • Immediately press a Hershey's Kiss into the center of each cookie.
  • Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool.
  • After cooling, hide them from your children, or you won't get any.