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Peanut Butter Blossoms


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  • Author: KJ & Company - Kate Poskochil
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 26 cookies 1x

Description

Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies are widely known for their decadent peanut butter cookie base and a Hershey Kiss chocolate snuggled into the center to create a blossom. Chocolatey, peanut butter goodness in every bite! A classic cookie recipe to have up your sleeve!


Ingredients

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For the cookies:

  • 1 stick (8 tablespoons) butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups flour

For the coating:

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 26 chocolate kisses

Instructions

For the cookies:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter, sugar and brown sugar together on medium speed until light and fluffy, about a few minutes. Wipe the sides of the bowl down and mix in the egg and the vanilla until combined.
  2. Mix in the salt, baking soda, and flour until a dough forms.

For the coating:

  1. Use a medium-sized cookie scoop to scoop the cookie dough into balls. Gently roll the cookie dough balls into the sugar coating until completely coated. Place on a non-greased baking sheet a few inches apart from each other.
  2. Bake for 12-13 minutes, or until the cookies are just barely golden brown. They wont spread much at this point. Immediately insert a chocolate kiss into the center of each cookie after they come out of the oven. This will also gently spread the cookie out into a crackly-blossom effect.
  3. Allow to cool slightly on the baking sheet before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely. Store cooled cookies in an air-tight container or plastic storage bag. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Creamy peanut butter is preferred for this recipe, but chunky can be tried for little peanut pieces inside the cookies as well.
  • Nutritional information for this recipe is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Desserts
  • Method: Baking

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 182
  • Sugar: 13g
  • Sodium: 170mg
  • Fat: 10.6g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.8g
  • Fiber: 0.9g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 18mg

Keywords: Peanut Butter Blossoms

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