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Celebrating National Peanut Butter Day

January 21, 2019

National Peanut Butter Day is January 24! Grab a spoonful of the tasty treat or pair with fruits and vegetables like apples and celery. There may be no butter way to celebrate National Peanut Butter Day than with a delicious recipe from DG Easy Meals. Visit DG Easy Meals at www.dollargeneral.com/easymeals for additional recipes and ideas. 

Peanut Butter Blossoms


Ingredients
  • 48 HERSHEY’S® KISSES® Brand Milk Chocolates
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup REESE’S® Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1/3 cup Clover Valley® Granulated Sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed light Clover Valley® Brown Sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbsp. milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups Clover Valley® All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp. Clover Valley® Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp. Clover Valley® Salt
  • Additional granulated sugar
Directions
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Remove wrappers from chocolates.
  2. Beat shortening and peanut butter in large bowl until well blended. Add 1/3 cup granulated sugar and brown sugar; beat until fluffy. Add egg, milk and vanilla; beat well. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into peanut butter mixture.
  3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in granulated sugar; place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  4. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately press a chocolate into center of each cookie; cookie will crack around edges. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.

About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for nearly 80 years through its mission of Serving Others. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operated 15,472 stores in 44 states as of March 1, 2019. In addition to high-quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg's, General Mills, and PepsiCo. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.
 

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