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Peanut Butter Chocolate Kisses

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  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) margarine or butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 11/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Granulated sugar
  • About 3 dozen milk chocolate candy kisses or stars or desired amount chocolate-coated peanut candies


Heat oven to 375 F. Mix 1/2 cup granulated sugar, the brown sugar, peanut butter, margarine, shortening and egg thoroughly. Stir in flour, baking soda and baking powder.

Mold dough into 1-inch balls; roll in sugar. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.

Bake until edges are light brown, 8 to 10 minutes. Immediately press candy kiss firmly in each cookie; cool.

Serving Size: Makes 3 dozen

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