Great American Peanut Blossoms

Great American Peanut Blossoms Recipe

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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


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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
2 Tbsp

How to Make Great American Peanut Blossoms


  • 1Heat oven to 375 degrees. Remove wrappers from chocolates.
  • 2Beat 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.
  • 3Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in granulated sugar; place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 4Bake 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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