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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48
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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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Ingredients
Serves 48
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¾ c.Hy-Vee peanut butter
½ c.Hy-Vee vegetable shortening
1 ¼ c.packed Hy-Vee brown sugar
3 tbsp.Hy-Vee skim milk
1 tbsp.Hy-Vee vanilla extract
1Hy-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
48Hy-Vee chocolate stars

Directions

  1. Preheat oven 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, combine peanut butter, vegetable shortening, brown sugar, milk and vanilla. Beat at medium speed until creamy; beat in egg.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine flour, salt and baking soda. Add flour mixture to peanut butter mixture, mixing until just combined.
  4. 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%
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Vitamin C 0%
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Iron 2%
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Calcium 2%

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Hy-Vee weekly ad from the week of December 2, 2015.