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Peanut Butter Teddies

 Peanut Butter Teddies
These adorable teddies are almost too cute to eat but that won't stop the crew of youngsters who helped make them from gobbling them up.—Cynthia Kolberg, Syracuse, Indiana
24 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 72 miniature semisweet chocolate chips (about 2 teaspoons)

Directions

  • In a large bowl, beat the milk, peanut butter, vanilla and egg until
  • smooth. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to peanut
  • butter mixture and mix well.
  • For each pear, shape the dough into one 1-in. ball, one 3/4-in. ball,
  • six 1/2-in. balls and one 1/4-in. ball. On an ungreased baking
  • sheet, slightly flatten the 1-in. ball to form the body. Place the
  • 3/4-in. ball above body for head. For limbs, place four 1/2-in.
  • balls next to the body.
  • For nose, place the 1/4-in. ball in the center of the heat. Add two
  • chocolate chips for eyes and one chip for belly button. Bake at
  • 350° for 6-8 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on baking
  • sheets. Yield: 2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 159 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 228 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.