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Chocolate Peanut Butter Thumbprints

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SKILL LEVEL : intermediatePREP TIME : 27  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories130
Calories from Fat50
Total Fat6 g9% DV
Saturated Fat4 g23% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol15 mg5% DV
Sodium75 mg3% DV
Total Carbohydrates17 g6% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars11 g
Protein3 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron4% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories130
Calories from Fat50
Total Fat6 g9% DV
Saturated Fat4 g23% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol15 mg5% DV
Sodium75 mg3% DV
Total Carbohydrates17 g6% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars11 g
Protein3 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron4% DV
  • HERSHEY'S MINI KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates (optional)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar for rolling
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-2/3 cups REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips (10-oz. pkg.) , divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa or HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine (1 stick) , softened

Directions

  • 1. Melt 1/2 cup peanut butter chips; cool.
  • 2. Heat oven to 375°. Beat butter, 1/2 cup granulated sugar, brown sugar, egg and vanilla in large bowl on medium speed of mixer until fluffy. Beat in melted peanut butter chips. Stir together flour, cocoa and baking soda; stir into peanut butter mixture until well blended.
  • 3. Shape dough by level tablespoons into balls; roll in granulated sugar. Place on ungreased cookie sheet; flatten cookies to 1/4-inch thickness with bottom of glass. Press thumb in center or each to make an indentation.
  • 4. Bake 6 to 8 minutes or just until set. Remove from oven. If necessary, using tip of spoon, press indentation in center of each cookie; immediately place 1 teaspoonful peanut butter chips in each indentation. Let stand 1 to 2 minutes or until chips are softened; spread. Garnish each with 3 chocolates, if desired. Remove from cookie sheet. Cool completely. Makes about 30 cookies.

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