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Peanut Butter Blossoms - Favorite Christmas Cookies

Peanut Butter Blossoms

Peanut Butter Blossoms are my all time favorite cookie recipe for the Holidays and this recipe is the BEST! These peanut butter blossom cookies are so easy to make and turn out perfect every single time. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Servings 36 cookies
Calories 113.85 kcal
Author Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar for rolling
  • 40 chocolate kisses unwrapped

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix brown sugar, 1/2 cup granulated sugar, softened butter and peanut butter using a hand mixer. Beat on medium speed until light and fluffy, just for a couple of minutes.

  2. Add in the egg and vanilla, beat until well mixed. Add flour, baking soda, and salt, and beat on low until fully combined.

  3. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

  4. Preheat oven to 375 F degrees. Line a baking sheet with a cookie mat or parchment paper and set aside.

  5. Add the additional 1/2 cup granulated sugar to a small bowl, and set aside.

  6. Shape 1 1/2 Tablespoons of cookie dough into a 1 inch ball using your hands. Gently roll balls in the bowl of granulated sugar to coat on all sides. Place approximately 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheet and bake 9-10 minutes, until lightly brown and tops of cookies look a bit cracked.

  7. Press a Hershey chocolate kiss into the center of each cookie, then remove to a cooling rack to continue cooling.

Nutrition Facts
Peanut Butter Blossoms
Amount Per Serving (36 cookies)
Calories 113.85 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6.04g9%
Saturated Fat 2.93g18%
Cholesterol 13.91mg5%
Sodium 70.91mg3%
Potassium 32.28mg1%
Carbohydrates 14.39g5%
Fiber 0.41g2%
Sugar 11.74g13%
Protein 1.77g4%
Vitamin A 87.29IU2%
Calcium 16.2mg2%
Iron 0.28mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.