Pressed Cookies Black-Eyed Susans

posted by jenv71 10-27-100 11:13 AM

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Black-Eyed Susans

1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1 large egg
1 1/2 tablespoons warm water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate morsels

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Beat butter and sugars at medium speed with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add peanut butter and next 3 ingredients, beating well. Combine flour, salt, and baking soda. Add to butter mixture, beating until blended.

Use a cookie gun fitted with a flower-shaped disc to make cookies, following manufacturer's instructions. Place cookies on lightly greased baking sheets. Place a chocolate morsel in the center of each cookie.

Bake at 350 for 8 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Chill 30 minutes. Freeze up to 1 month, if desired. Yield: 8 dozen.

Prep: 20 min., Bake: 8 min., Chill: 30 minutes

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