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Decadent Peanut Butter Cookies

From THE KIRBY HOUSE BED & BREAKFAST
1 1/4 cups flour
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
Shortening, 1/2 cup (Crisco is best)
Peanut butter, 1/2 cup
Brown sugar, 1/2 cup
Sugar 1/2 cup
Egg, well beaten, 1
Peanut Butter chips 12 oz package
Hershey Kisses - 48 unwrapped

Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt and sift. Cream shortening and peanut butter; gradually add the sugars and cream thoroughly. Add the well-beaten egg.

Combine the dry ingredients and creamed mixture. Mix in the peanut butter chips. Chill. While batter is chilling you can unwrap the Hershey Kisses.

From into balls 1 inch in diameter and place on cookie sheet. Flatten slightly with the palm of your hand or a spatula. Bake in oven at 375Fdegrees about 10 minutes.

Immediately after you remove the cookie sheets from the oven place a Hershey Kiss in the center of each cookie. Let cookies cool for 2-3 minutes and place on cooling rack.