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Chocolate-Peanut Butter Thumbprints

Melt 1/2 cup of the peanut butter chips; cool. Heat oven to 375 degrees. Beat 1/2 cup granulated sugar, the brown sugar, margarine, vanilla and egg in large bowl on medium speed until fluffy. Beat in melted peanut butter chips. Stir flour, cocoa and baking soda into peanut butter mixture until well blended.

Shape dough by level tablespoons into balls; roll in granulated sugar. Place on ungreased cookie sheet; flatten cookies to 1/4-inch thickness with bottom of glass. Press thumb in center of each. Bake 6 to 8 min. or just until set.

Remove from oven. If necessary, press tip of spoon into thumbprint of each cookie; immediately place 1 teaspoonful peanut butter chips in each indentation. Let stand 1 to 2 minutes or until softened; spread. Garnish each with 3 Mini Kisses; remove from cookie sheet. Cool completely.

About 2 1/2 dozen cookies.

Posted by Homebound on December 23, 1998

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