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peanut butter blossoms

(1 rating)
Recipe by
MaryAnn Whitbeck
Tifton, GA

This recipe is from the Hershey's kitchen. It has been a family favorite since the 1960's.

(1 rating)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For peanut butter blossoms

  • 48
    hershey's kisses, unwrapped
  • 1/2 c
    shortening, butter flavor
  • 3/4 c
    peanut butter, creamy
  • 1/3 c
  • 1/3 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 c
    flour, all purpose
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • additional granulated sugar

How To Make peanut butter blossoms

  • 1
    Pre-heat oven to 375F. Unwrap Kisses.
  • 2
    Beat shortening and peanut butter in a large bowl until well blended. Add the sugars, beat until fluffy. Add egg, milk and vanilla, bet well. Stir together the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually beast into the peanut butter mixture.
  • 3
    Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Roll in granulated sugar; place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 4
    Bake 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately press a chocolate kiss into the center of each cookie; cookies will crack around the edges. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.