Peanut Butter Blossoms

Peanut butter blossom cookies
Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies
These simple peanut butter cookies topped with a Hershey's kiss are a classic Christmas treat in many American households.

These simple peanut butter cookies topped with a Hershey's kiss are a classic Christmas treat in many American households. This recipe comes from test kitchen director Farideh Sadeghin, who grew up making them each year with her mother and sister.

Peanut Butter Blossoms
These simple peanut butter cookies topped with a Hershey's kiss are a classic Christmas treat in many American households. This recipe comes from test kitchen director Farideh Sadeghin, who grew up making them each year with her mother and sister.
Yield: makes about 40

Ingredients

  • 1 34 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 12 tsp. baking soda
  • 13 cup peanut butter
  • 8 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 12 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 40 unwrapped Hershey's Kisses

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 375°. Whisk together flour, salt, and baking soda in a bowl; set aside. Combine peanut butter and butter in a large bowl; beat on medium-high with a hand mixer until smooth, about 3 minutes. Add half the sugar and brown sugar and beat until fluffy, 3 minutes more. Add vanilla and egg; beat until combined, about 2 minutes more. Slowly add in dry ingredients and beat until combined. Roll into 40 1” balls; roll in remaining sugar and bake for 10 minutes until lightly browned. Remove from oven, and push a Hershey kiss into each cookie. Bake another 2 minutes. Cool completely before devouring.