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Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies are a simple and perfect soft cookie for your family and cookie trays.
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Course: Dessert
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 12 Cookies
Calories: 327kcal
Author: Wendy

Ingredients

  • ¼ unsalted butter softened
  • ½ granulated sugar
  • ½ packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • ¼ cup shortening
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 24 Hershey's Kisses unwrapped
  • 1 cup granulated sugar for rolling

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  • Place parchment paper onto a cookie sheet and set aside
  • Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter, sugar, brown sugar, and shortening and mix until combined
  • Add in the egg and mix until combined
  • In a large bowl, using a whisk mix in the flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Gradually add in the flour mixture into the wet mixture until combined
  • Using a ice cream scoop, scoop some cookie dough into your hands and roll into a ball
  • Roll cookie dough ball into the sugar and then place onto the cookie sheet
  • Repeat the steps for 11 more cookie dough balls
  • Bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes
  • Once pulled out of the oven place Hershey kiss into the cookie and let cool for a few minutes
  • Place cookies onto a wire rack to cool
  • Repeat steps with remaining dough
  • Let cool for a few more minutes before enjoying!

Notes

Want to make these for other holidays? Use heart shaped chocolates for Valentine's day, or eggs for Easter.  The varieties are endless. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1Cookie | Calories: 327kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 260mg | Potassium: 159mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 1mg