Peanut Butter and Kisses

Maya Turnor

By
@MayaBCookin

Mom has been making these during the Holidays for as long as I can remember. As soon as I was old enough to help in the kitchen I have been making them too!


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Rating:

Serves:

24-48

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter
1/2 c
peanut butter;crunchy or creamy
3/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 c
sugar
1
egg
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/4 tsp
salt
1 3/4 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
3 Tbsp
sugar
48
candy kisses, unwrapped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375F.
2
In a medium bowl, beat together butter or margarine, peanut butter, brown sugar, 1/4c sugar, egg, vanilla and salt until light and fluffy.
3
Add flour and baking soda to mixture; beating until thoroughly blended.
4
Shape dough into 24 balls if you use a heaping tablespoon or 48 balls if you use a heaping teaspoon.
5
Roll balls in 3T of granulated sugar until coated. Place 1/2 to 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet (I prefer baking stones, make sure it is made in USA to avoid lead issues.)
6
Bake at 375F for 8-10 minutes or until light golden. Immediately top each cookie with a candy kiss, carefully pressing down firmly.
7
Remove cookies from baking sheets; cool on racks.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Candies, Chocolate
Hashtags: #easy, #cookie, #kiss, #Hersey