Peanut Blossoms "Candy Kiss" Cookies

Peanut Blossoms “Candy Kiss” Cookies

1- ¾ cup flour
1 teaspoon soda
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup sugar
½ cup brown sugar (packed)
½ cup shortening (butter)
½ cup peanut butter (smooth or crunchy)
1 egg
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla (real not imitation)
48 milk chocolate candy kisses

Combine all ingredients except candy kisses.  Mix on lowest speed of mixer until dough forms.  Shape dough into balls using rounded teaspoon full for each c cookie.  Roll balls in sugar and place on Un-greased cookie sheet.

Bake 375 ° for 10-12 minutes

Top each cookie immediately with a candy kiss as soon as they come from the oven.  Press each candy kiss firmly onto cookie until cookie cracks around the edge.

Cool completely before storing, cookies will be soft (the candy kiss part) for a day.  Candy kiss’ will set up and become firm again.

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