Peanut Butter Stars

These are a must for the holidays and my husband’s favorites. I’ve had many versions, but these are the best, courtesy of my friend Sandy, who also says it isn’t Christmas in her house without these!

Peanut Butter Star Cookies

Makes 3 dozen cookies

1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup margarine or butter
1/3 cup water
2 cups buttermilk baking mix (i.e. Bisquick)
1 cup smooth peanut butter
Hershey’s kisses
Extra granulated sugar for coating

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix all ingredients with mixer. Roll dough into 1-inch balls. Roll balls through granulated sugar. Place on greased baking sheet – DO NOT FLATTEN. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Immediately after removing from oven, place a chocolate kiss in the center of each cookie.

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