Christmas Dessert Recipes

Peanut Butter Blossoms Recipe with Hershey Kiss

One of our families favorite Christmas Cookie Recipe is for peanut butter blossom cookies! We love this classic peanut butter blossoms recipe that combines an easy peanut butter dough with chocolate for a pretty, yummy treat! We make these Hershey kiss cookies in December; they are a classic for our cookie plate, but you could easily serve these all year look. Your family will love these Christmas cookies ideas!

One of our families favorite Christmas Cookie Recipe is for peanut butter blossom cookies! We love this classic peanut butter blossoms recipe that combines an easy peanut butter dough with chocolate for a pretty, yummy treat! We make these Hershey kiss cookies in December; they are a classic for our cookie plate, but you could easily serve these all year look. Your family will love these Christmas cookies ideas!

Peanut Butter Blossoms Recipe

This peanut blossom cookie recipe is our family favorite tweaks to a classic recipe that combines a delightful peanut butter cookie with a pretty and delicious hershey kiss. These peanut butter blossoms cookies are a staple on our Christmas cookie platter. They are so easy to make and so yummy, they are always one of the first to get made in our house!

All you need to make these classic peanut butter cookies are a few simple ingredients: shortening or butter peanut butter granulated white sugar brown sugar egg milk vanilla extract all purpose flour baking soda salt

Peanut butter blossom cookies

All you need to make these classic peanut butter cookies are a few simple ingredients:

  • shortening or butter
  • peanut butter
  • granulated white sugar
  • brown sugar
  • egg
  • milk
  • vanilla extract
  • all purpose flour
  • baking soda
  • salt

cream together shortening and peanut butter

Hershey kiss cookies

Preheat the oven to 375 F. Cream together 1/2 cup shortening & 3/4 cup peanut butter in a bowl until well blended.

mix in sugars

Add 1/3 cup granulated sugar and 1/3 cup brown sugar; beat until light and fluffy.

Add 1 egg, 2 Tablespoons milk, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract;  beat well.

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Add 1 egg, 2 Tablespoons milk, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract;  beat well.

Stir in1 1/2 cups flour, 1 teaspoon baking soda, and 1/2 teaspoon salt; to peanut butter mixture.

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Stir in1 1/2 cups flour, 1 teaspoon baking soda, and 1/2 teaspoon salt; to peanut butter mixture.

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Peanut blossom cookies

Shape dough into 1” balls,, these are smaller than traditional cookies for the best chocolate to peanut butter ratio! Now roll dough ball in sugar and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.

HINT: I like to line mine with parchment paper to make clean-up a snap!

Peanut blossom cookies

Peanut butter blossom cookie recipe

Bake the cookies 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately press a chocolate kiss into the center of each cookie. The cookie will crack around the edges.

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With a spatula, remove each cookie from the cookie sheet to a wire cooling rack to cool completely.

Peanut butter blossom cookies

Store in airtight container.

Hershey kiss cookies

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Aren’t they so pretty?! These are so easy, but lovely to look at too!

Peanut blossom cookie recipe

pb blossoms cookies

Wait to stack the cookies until the chocolate cools, or you will need to stack them carefully like shown above as the chocolate is soft after pressing on the cookie.

Peanut butter blossom cookie recipe

My favorite time to eat these is semi-warm from the oven when the cookie is set, but the chocoalte is still melty. Yummy!

This peanut blossom cookie recipe is our family favorite tweaks to a classic recipe that combines a delightful peanut butter cookie with a pretty and delicious hershey kiss. These peanut butter blossoms cookies are a staple on our Christmas cookie platter. They are so easy to make and so yummy, they are always one of the first to get made in our house!

Peanut blossom cookie recipe

Try our families favorite Christmas Cookie Recipe for peanut butter blossom! Hershey kiss cookies are pretty and yummy idea for December.

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Peanut Butter Blossoms Recipe

This peanut blossom cookie recipe is our family favorite tweaks to a classic recipe that combines a delightful peanut butter cookie with a pretty and delicious hershey kiss. These peanut butter blossoms cookies are a staple on our Christmas cookie platter. They are so easy to make and so yummy, they are always one of the first to get made in our house!
Course: Dessert, snacks
Cuisine: christmas, christmas cookies, cookies
Keyword: christmas cookies, hershey kiss, peanut butter
Servings: 4 dozen
Author: Beth Gorden

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shortening or butter
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 Tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1.5 cups all pupose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar for rolling
  • 60 unwrapped chocolate hershey kisses

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 F. Cream together 1/2 cup shortening & 3/4 cup cpeanut butter in a bowl until well blended; add 1/3 cup granulated sugar and 1/3 cup brown sugar; beat until light and fluffy. Add 1 egg, 2 Tablespoons milk, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract; beat well.
  • Stir in1 1/2 cups flour, 1 teaspoon baking soda, and 1/2 teaspoon salt; to peanut butter mixture.
  • Shape dough into 1” balls,, these are smaller than traditional cookies for the best chocolate to peanut butter ratio! Now roll dough ball in sugar and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
    HINT: I like to line mine with parchment paper to make clean-up a snap!
  • Bake the cookies 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately press a chocolate kiss into the center of each cookie. The cookie will crack around the edges. With a spatula, remove each cookie from the cookie sheet to a wire cooling rack to cool completely.
    Store in airtight container.

 

About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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