Peanut Butter Blossoms

Make these fun peanut butter cookies for your little spooks!

What You Need

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened

2/3 cup PLANTERS Creamy Peanut Butter

2/3 cup granulated sugar, divided

1/3 cup firmly packed light brown sugar

1 egg

2 Tbsp. milk

1 tsp. vanilla

1-1/2 cups flour

1/3 cup PLANTERS COCKTAIL Peanuts, finely chopped

1 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp. salt

48 foil-wrapped milk chocolate pieces, unwrapped

Make It

PREHEAT
oven to 375°F.  Beat butter, peanut butter, 1/3 cup of the granulated sugar and the brown sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy.  Add egg, milk and vanilla; beat until well blended.  Combine flour, peanuts, baking soda and salt.  Gradually add to butter mixture, beating until well blended after each addition.

SHAPE
dough into 48 balls, each about 1 inch in diameter; roll in remaining 1/3 cup granulated sugar.  Place, 2 inches apart, on ungreased baking sheets.

BAKE
9 to 10 min. or until lightly browned.  Immediately press a chocolate piece into center of each cookie.
(Cookie will crack slightly around edge.)  Cool on baking sheets 1 min.  Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

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