Celebrating National Peanut Butter Day

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 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.