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Peanut Blossoms III

Peanut Blossoms III

Jeanie Piotrowski

Nice for casual get togethers.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 527 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 27.8 g
  • 43%
  • Carbs:
  • 62.9g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 9.4 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 32 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 453 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together shortening and peanut butter; gradually add sugar and brown sugar, creaming well. Beat in the egg and vanilla.
  3. Sift together dry ingredients and add to creamy mixture.
  4. Shape dough into balls, using a rounded teaspoon for each ball. Roll balls in sugar and place on a greased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Remove from oven. Top each cookie with a candy kiss, pressing down firmly so cookie cracks around edges.
  6. Put back into oven for 2 to 5 minutes longer, until golden brown.
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Reviews

SUZZANNA
18
12/14/2010

I've had this recipe since I was a kid. They're very good and easy to make. NOTE: The recipe calls for only 14 kisses, but you need about 48 because that's about how many cookies the recipe makes.

Sarah Jo
12
12/10/2010

Absolute mess. I followed the recipe exact, and I also used name brand peanut butter. I made NO changes. The dough was extemely dry and had to be warmed in my hand for a minute before it would form into a ball, and then it just would not spread into a cookie. I don't have money to waste on ingredients and that's exactly what happened. I should have stuck with the well known Jif blossom recipe. I have no idea what happened. Honestly. Not when I followed the recipe exact. EDITED: Wish I would have read through the reviews and known that I was supposed to add two tablespoons of milk to the cookie recipe. I was able to salvage part of the dough, thank goodness, but that's after I added milk to the dough.

Shawn
8
12/11/2007

I've made these cookies before and they're great! I added extra peanut butter for more flavor. A sure fire hit for get togethers!