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Cookie Trio

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa
  • 48 HERSHEY'S HUGS Brand Candies , unwrapped

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. Beat butter, shortening and sugar until well blended. Beat in egg and vanilla. Stir together 2 cups flour, baking powder and salt. Gradually beat into butter mixture.

  3. Divide dough mixture into halves. Add remaining 2 tablespoons flour to one half and cocoa to the other half, blending well. Roll dough into 1-inch balls. (Roll together a pinch of vanilla dough and a pinch of chocolate dough for marbled cookies.) Place balls on ungreased cookie sheets.

  4. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until cookies are set. Remove from oven to wire rack. Cool 1 minute. Press candy piece into center of each cookie. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack; cool completely.
    Makes about 48 cookies.