Laurie Hudson’s Honey Peanut Butter Gems entry in the Sue Bee Honey Sweet Eats Recipe Contest!

Honey Peanut Butter Gems
Yields 32
  1. 1/2 cup Sue BeeĀ® Clover Honey from a 12 oz. jar, divided use
  2. 1 cup peanut butter spread with honey
  3. 1 cup light brown sugar
  4. 1 large egg
  5. 1 teaspoon vanilla
  6. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  7. 1 teaspoon baking soda
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place 1/4 cup of Sue Bee Honey plus rest of ingredients in a large bowl. Mix well using an electric mixer.
  3. Roll dough into 1" balls. Place 2" apart onto ungreased baking sheet.
  4. Bake 9-10 minutes until lightly browned.
  5. Immediately press the bowl of a 1/2 teaspoon measuring spoon into the center of each cookie to make a shallow depression.
  6. Cool cookies 2 minutes on the sheet then remove to a wire rack to cool completely.
  7. Just before serving, fill depression in each cookie with 1/2 teaspoon honey.
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