Peanut Butter Blossoms

Barb Wandrey


I prefer to use Brach's chocolate stars to kisses for the center of these flavor filled cookies. When using stars, they look more in the theme of the Christmas holidays and stack easier in my containers!


★★★★★ 1 vote



  • 1/2 c
    shortening or margarine
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    peanut butter
  • 1
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 pkg
    brach's milk chocolate stars

How to Make Peanut Butter Blossoms


  1. Cream shortening, sugars and peanut butter. Add egg and vanilla. Gradually add dry ingredients.
  2. Chill dough. Shape dough into ball shapes approximately the size of a walnut. Roll in granulated sugar.
  3. Place on baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Top each cookie with a chocolate star pressing gently into the center of the cookie. Continue to bake for 2-5 minutes longer. Remove to cooling rack. Store in airtight container.

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About Peanut Butter Blossoms

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American

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