This is one of my favorites; tastes good and looks good too!


  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter (smooth)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Additional sugar
  • 36 to 40 chocolate kisses


Heat oven to 375 degrees; grease cookie sheets. Cream shortening, peanut butter and sugars. Beat in egg, milk and vanilla. Combine dry ingredients; gradually mix into creamed mixture. Shape by teaspoon into small balls. Roll in sugar; place on prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 8 minutes; remove from oven. (Have chocolate kisses unwrapped.) Press a chocolate kiss into the center of each cookie. Return to oven for 2 to 5 minutes or until lightly browned around edges.

Makes aboiut 3 dozen.

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: My Files
Submitted By: Joy Bowers
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