Kisses on Peanut Butter Cookies

Source: Mary Schluep (1979)
Prep time: 30 minutesCooking time: 12 minutesTotal time: 42 minutes


1⁄2 c
1⁄2 c
granulated sugar
3⁄4 t
1⁄4 t
1⁄2 c
peanut butter
1⁄2 c
brown sugar
1 1⁄4 c
all-purpose flour
1⁄2 t
baking powder
1 pk
Kisses (6 or 12 oz.)


First take wrappers off kisses and place kisses in a plastic bowl. Mix thoroughly shortening, peanut butter, sugars and egg. Blend in flour, soda, baking powder and salt. Cover and chill. Heat oven to 375°. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 3 inches apart on lightly greased baking sheets. With fork dipped in flour, flatten in crisscross pattern to 2 inches. Place kiss on the cookies after baking. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until set but not hard. Makes about 3 dozen.