Peanut Butter Blossom Turkeys
This is the basic Peanut Butter Blossom recipe from the Better Homes and Gardens cookbook.
  • ½ cup shortening
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ⅛ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 2 T milk
  • 1¾ cup flour
  • Granulated sugar for rolling
  • Hershey kisses
  • M&Ms and eyeball candies
  1. Preheat the oven to 350. Cream together the first four ingredients and then slowly add the rest of the ingredients until it's well mixed. Roll into small 1½ inch balls and roll in sugar before placing on a cookie sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes. After you take them out, place a Hershey kiss right in the center of the hot cookie, pressing down. Let it sit for at least five minutes to melt the chocolate and then you can decorate it like a turkey. First add three M&Ms at the top of the Kiss for feathers, then use the eyeballs to gently push down the middle and use an orange M&M as a beak.
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