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Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

Stephanie Gallagher
These peanut butter blossoms are one of my go-to cookie recipes when I need to bake something I know will be please a crowd. They're easy to make and perfect for cooking with kids. Try using different types of Hershey kisses for these cookies - I like dark chocolate, my kids like milk chocolate.

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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 36-48 cookies

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup firmly-packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 36 to 48 Hershey kisses, unwrapped

Preparation:

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper or a silpat mat (Compare prices).

  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt.

  3. Cream butter, peanut butter and sugars together with an electric mixer. Beat in egg, egg yolk and vanilla.

  4. Gradually, beat in the flour mixture until just combined. Do not overmix.

  5. Drop by rounded teaspoonsful onto prepared cookie sheets. Flatten slightly with your fingers.

  6. Bake 12-15 minutes until the cookies are just starting to brown. Remove from oven, and immediately press a Hershey kiss into the center of each cookie.

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