Peanut Butter Star Cookies

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Peanut Butter Star Cookies

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Peanut butter cookies with chocolate candies pressed in the center

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Recipe Data

48
Servings
15min
Prep
55min
Total

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    Description

    Childhood wouldn't be complete without these classic cookies. Try using a combination of different styles of chocolate in the center—you really can't go wrong.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 48
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    ¾ c. Hy-Vee peanut butter
    ½ c. Hy-Vee vegetable shortening
    1 ¼ c. Hy-Vee brown sugar, packed
    3 tbsp. Hy-Vee skim milk
    1 tbsp. Hy-Vee vanilla extract
    1 Hy-Vee large egg
    1 ¾ c. Hy-Vee all-purpose flour
    ¾ tsp. Hy-Vee salt
    ¾ tsp. Hy-Vee baking soda
    ¼ c. Hy-Vee granulated sugar
    48 Hy-Vee chocolate stars

    Things To Grab

    • 2 large bowls
    • Electric mixer
    • Large baking sheets

    Directions

    1. Preheat oven 350 degrees. In a large bowl, combine peanut butter, vegetable shortening, brown sugar, milk and vanilla. Beat at medium speed until creamy; beat in egg.

    2. In a separate bowl, combine flour, salt and baking soda. Add flour mixture to peanut butter mixture, mixing until just combined.

    3. Form dough into 1-inch balls and roll in granulated sugar. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake 9 to 10 minutes. Immediately press one chocolate star in center of each cookie. Allow cookies to cool 2 minutes before removing from pan; cool completely before storing.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    100 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 5g
    • Cholesterol: 5mg
    • Sodium: 80mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 13g
    • Protein: 2g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Vitamin A 0%
    0%
    Vitamin C 0%
    0%
    Iron 2%
    0%
    Calcium 2%

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    From the week of December 2, 2015.