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Peanut Butter Baskets

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Rich, buttery cookies become more delightful still topped with peanut butter cups and candy. Use appropriately-colored decorations to match occasions at any time of the year.

Ingredients


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Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. DO NOT grease baking sheets.
  2. In mixing bowl, cream peanut butter, shortening, 1/2 cup sugar and brown sugar; add egg, milk and vanilla extract; mix well.
  3. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture; mix well.
  4. Shape into 1-inch balls. Roll in remaining sugar; place on ungreased baking sheets.
  5. Bake 10 to 12 minutes at 350 degrees F or until lightly browned.
  6. Remove from oven; immediately lightly press 1 peanut butter cup, cut side down, into each cookie to form a basket. Press a candy flower onto cookie so it appears as if a flower is coming out of the basket; press gumdrop leaves next to flowers.
  7. Cool on wire racks.

About 5 dozen

Submitted to Recipe Goldmine by ltlgranny (Linda).


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