Saturday, January 7, 2012

Peanut Butter Blossoms

Here is one of my favorite cookies from Hersheys~
Skill Level:
Prep Time:
20 Minutes
Nutrition Info


  • 48 HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup REESE'S Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Granulated sugar


  1. 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Remove wrappers from chocolates.
  2. 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. 3 Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in granulated sugar; place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  4. 4 Bake 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 4 dozen cookies.

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Clipboard Magic~

So glad I could get back on my blog!! I have been so busy with my new job that I haven’t had time!! But I am totally glad I am back and ready to blog away!~

As a teacher I use clipboards for EVERYTHING!! I saw this on many blogs and thought I would take a swing at it~

What you need:
  • Clipboard
  • Paper
  • Mod Podge
  • Ribbon
Step 1:
Make a template with a piece of paper then trace it over the paper you chose~
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Step 2:
Place the paper on the clipboard using mod podge~
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Step 3:
Cut another piece of paper to use for the bottom of the clip board. Then mod podge the whole clip board.
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Tie ribbon to the top of the clipboard and WAAALA! You have a beautiful clip board!!

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