Great American Peanut Blossoms

Great American Peanut Blossoms

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April Billedeau


This is my Grandma Austin's recipe. I grew up absolutely loving these cookies, and now I get the honor of making them for my children!


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About 4 dozen
10 Min


  • 48
    hersheys kisses
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 3/4 c
    peanut butter
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/3 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/3 c
    light brown sugar
  • ·
    granulated sugar
  • 1
  • 2 Tbsp

How to Make Great American Peanut Blossoms


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees. Remove wrappers from chocolates.
  2. Beat shortening and peanut butter in large bowl until well blended. Add 1/3 cup granulated sugar and brown sugar; beat until fluffy. Add egg, milk and vanilla; beat well. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into peanut butter mixture.
  3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in granulated sugar; place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately press a chocolate kiss into center of each cookie. Cookie will crack around edges. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.

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About Great American Peanut Blossoms

Course/Dish: Cookies Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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