Peanut Butter Kisses
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup all-vegetable shortening
1 cup peanut butter
¼ cup milk
2 tsp vanilla
3 ½ cups sifted all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 (11-oz) package Hershey Kisses
Preheat oven 375°. Cream together sugars, shortening and peanut butter. Add eggs, milk and vanilla and beat well.
Stir together flour, baking soda and salt. Add to peanut butter mixture. Beat well. Shape into 1-inch balls; roll in additional granulated sugar. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake for 8 minutes. Remove from oven and immediately press Kiss into center of each warm cookie. Return to oven and bake 3 minutes longer.
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Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time. ~Laura Ingalls Wilder