Buckeye Blossoms

I was going to make the traditional Peanut Butter Blossom cookies with the Hershey's kiss but was convinced by my daughter to use Reese's Peanut Butter Bells instead. I wanted a recipe with butter instead of shortening and found this one online and then adapted it slightly.

1 1/4 cups flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
one bag of Reese's Peanut Butter Bells (about 35)

In a medium bowl mix together flour, salt, and baking soda; set aside.
In a mixing bowl, cream together the butter, peanut butter, and sugars until smooth. Beat in the egg and vanilla. Cover and chill dough for at least one hour to prevent stickiness.Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Take a small handful of dough (just smaller than a ping pong ball) and wrap it around one Reese's Bell with the top peeking out. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Repeat using the rest of the dough and candy.Bake for 15 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Cool on baking sheets.

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