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       Title: Candy Bar Cookies on a Stick
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 40 servings
       1 c  Peanut butter
     1/2 c  Margarine; or butter
     1/2 c  Shortening
   1 1/2 c  Granulated sugar
     1/2 c  Brown sugar; firmly packed
   1 1/2 ts Baking soda
       2 lg Eggs
       1 ts Vanilla
   2 1/4 c  All purpose flour
      40    Wooden sticks
      40    Snickers candy bars; * see
            Miniature size; 1-inch
            Or mars bars
            Melted chocolate; or
            Decorative sugars or
      * Can use 20, 1x2-inch size halved.  Beat peanut butter, margarine or
   butter, and shortening in a large mixing bowl on high speed for 30 seconds.
   Add granulated sugar, brown sugar, and baking soda and beat till combined.
   Beat in eggs and vanilla till combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you
   can with the mixer on medium, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Stir in
   any remaining flour with a spoon.
        Insert a wooden stick into each candy bar piece.  Form about 2
   tablespoons dough into a ball shape around each candy bar piece, making
   sure the candy is completely covered. If desired, roll ball in decorative
   candies, nuts, or colored sugar, gently pushing candies or nuts into dough.
   Place cookies 2 1/2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
        Bake in 325~ oven for 15-20 minutes or till golden and set. Cool on
   cookie sheet 5 minutes.  Remove cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.
   If desired, drizzle or frost the cookies with melted chocolate or frosting.
   Source: Better Homes & Gardens Special Christmas Book.