Heath Bit Peanut Butter Cookies

Heath Bit Peanut Butter Cookies

1/2 cup shortening
3/4 creamy peanut butter
1 1/4 cups packed light brown sugar
3 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 egg
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/3 cups Heath Toffee bits, divided

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Beat shortening, peanut butter, brown sugar, milk and vanilla in a large bowl until well blended. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into peanut butter mixture. Stir in 1 cup Heath bits;
reserve remainder for topping.

Drop by heaping teaspoons about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet, top each with reserved heath bits.

Bake 7 or 8 minutes or until set. Do not overbake. Cool 2 minutes. Remove to wire racks and cool completely.