Mistletoe Kiss Cookies

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Serving: 30
Prep Time: 25 Minutes
Cooking Time: Chill 30 Minutes , Bake 10-12 Minutes

November/December 2022 Magazine Recipe

Peanut butter cookies frosted with red sugar and topped with a holiday chocolate kiss.

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1. Wash hands with soap and water.

2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt; set aside. Wash hands after handling raw flour.

3. In a large bowl using an electric mixer on medium-high speed, beat butter until creamy. Add both sugars and cream together on medium speed for 2 minutes or until smooth. Add egg and beat for 1 minute, scraping down sides and bottom of bowl as needed. Wash hands after handling raw eggs.

4. Add peanut butter and vanilla and beat until combined. Add flour mixture and beat on low speed for 2 minutes or until combined. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and let chill in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes. Wash hands after handling raw dough.

5. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Line two large baking sheets with parchment paper.

6. Place decorative sugar on a plate. 

7. Remove dough from refrigerator and roll into 1-inch balls.

8. Roll dough balls in sugar to coat evenly. Arrange on baking sheets about 2 inches apart. Wash hands after handling raw dough.

9. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until tops begin to crack slightly. Remove cookies from oven and cool for 2 minutes.

10. While cookies are still warm, press chocolate candy piece into center of each cookie; transfer to cooling racks and let cool.

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Nutrition Facts

Calories 138
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 16 mg
Sodium 76 mg
Carbohydrates 15 g
Fiber 1 g
Sugars 11 g
Protein 3 g