Chewy Peanut Butter Blossoms


About 48 HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates
1can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk)
¾cup REESE'S Creamy Peanut Butter
2cups all-purpose baking mix
1teaspoon vanilla extract
About ¼ cup sugar


1 Heat oven to 375°F. Remove wrappers from chocolates. 2 Beat sweetened condensed milk and peanut butter in large bowl until smooth. Add baking mix and vanilla; blend well. Shape into 1-inch balls; roll in sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. 3 Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until very lightly browned (do not overbake). Remove from oven; immediately press chocolate piece in center of each ball. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Store in tightly covered container. Makes about 48 cookies. Variation: CHEWY CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER BLOSSOMS: Add 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa to baking mix; proceed as above.