Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies Recipe

This peanut butter blossom cookies recipe is both pretty with its presentation and so easy to make. You can also use star-shaped chocolate pieces as well for a decorative touch.

How To Make Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar (divided use)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar (packed measurements)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 54 milk chocolate kisses
  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat the shortening and peanut butter with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds.

  2. Add 1/2 cup granulated sugar, brown sugar, baking powder, and baking soda. Beat until combined, scraping the sides of the bowl.

  3. Beat in egg, milk, and vanilla until combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour.

  4. Shape the dough into 1-inch balls. Roll the balls in the remaining 1/4 cup granulated sugar. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.

  5. Bake in a 350-degree oven 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are firm and bottoms are lightly browned.

  6. Immediately press a chocolate kiss into each cookie's center. Transfer cookies to a wire rack and let cool. Serve.

How To Make Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

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Preparation: 30 mins
Cooking: 10 mins
Total: 40 mins
Makes:

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar divided use
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar packed measurements
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 54 milk chocolate kisses

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat the shortening and peanut butter with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds.

  2. Add 1/2 cup granulated sugar, brown sugar, baking powder, and baking soda. Beat until combined, scraping the sides of the bowl.

  3. Beat in egg, milk, and vanilla until combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour.

  4. Shape the dough into 1-inch balls. Roll the balls in the remaining 1/4 cup granulated sugar. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.

  5. Bake in a 350-degree oven 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are firm and bottoms are lightly browned.

  6. Immediately press a chocolate kiss into each cookie's center. Transfer cookies to a wire rack and let cool. Serve.

Nutrition

  • Calcium: 18mg
  • Calories: 88kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 11g
  • Cholesterol: 4mg
  • Fat: 5g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 24mg
  • Protein: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 29mg
  • Sugar: 8g
  • Vitamin A: 4IU
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