A small, spritz cookie with a chocolate chip placed in the center to mimic the flower.
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1 large egg
1 1/2 tablespoons warm water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chip
- Beat butter and sugars at medium speed with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add peanut butter and next 3 ingredients, beating well.
- Combine flour, salt, and baking soda. Add to butter mixture, beating until blended.
- Use a cookie gun fitted with a flower-shaped disc to make cookies, following manufacturer's instructions. Place cookies on lightly greased baking sheets. Place a chocolate chip in the center of each cookie.
- Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 8 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Freeze up to 1 month, if desired.
Makes 8 dozen cookies.