December Recipes

Peanut Butter Star Cookies

Peanut Butter Star Cookies
Hands On:
15 minutes
Total Time:
55 minutes


  • ¾ cup Hy-Vee peanut butter
  • ½ cup Hy-Vee vegetable shortening
  • 1 ¼ cups Hy-Vee brown sugar, packed
  • 3 tbsp Hy-Vee skim milk
  • 1 tbsp Hy-Vee vanilla extract
  • 1 Hy-Vee large egg
  • 1 ¾ cups Hy-Vee all-purpose flour
  • ¾ tsp Hy-Vee salt
  • ¾ tsp Hy-Vee baking soda
  • ¼ cup Hy-Vee granulated sugar
  • 48 Hy-Vee chocolate stars
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Preheat oven 350°. In a large bowl, combine peanut butter, vegetable shortening, brown sugar, milk and vanilla. Beat at medium speed until creamy; beat in egg.
In a separate bowl, combine flour, salt and baking soda. Add flour mixture to peanut butter mixture, mixing until just combined.
Form dough into 1-inch balls and roll in granulated sugar. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake 9 to 10 minutes. Immediately press one chocolate star in center of each cookie. Allow cookies to cool 2 minutes before removing from pan; cool completely before storing.

Nutrition Facts

Serves: 48
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat: 5g 6%
Saturated Fat: 1.5g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 5mg 2%
Sodium: 80mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate: 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber: 0g 0%
Sugars: 9g 18%
Protein: 2g 4%

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