Cookies | August 4, 2017

Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

Peanut butter blossom cookies are a classic cookie everyone knows and loves. Creamy peanut butter and a big ol’ chocolate Hershey kiss in the middle. It’s cookie every adult loves and reminds them of childhood. It’s a  cookie every child is growing to love.

Peanut Butter Blossoms cookies on a black cooling rack

This peanut butter blossom cookie recipe comes from a previous contributor, Anna, of oh so. It’s her Grandma Eliason’s recipe and her dad’s favorite cookie. It’s such a special family recipe! It’s quite delicious.

Peanut Butter Blossoms Cookies on a cooling rack with chocolate chips

HOW TO MAKE PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES

There are not a ton of ingredients (hallelujah!). All you need is:

  • peanut butter
  • butter
  • sugar (brown and white)
  • egg
  • flour
  • baking soda
  • salt
  • and Hershey kisses

HOW TO MAKE PEANUT BUTTER BLOSSOM COOKIE DOUGH

  1. Start by beating your butter. You do not want melted butter, cold butter us better.
  2. Add your peanut butter and beat together
  3. Add in your white and brown sugar
  4. beat all ingredients together

Next Add your egg, flour, baking soda and salt all while beating.

CHILL YOUR DOUGH

This dough does best when it is chilled. Place the bowl in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.

Baking Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

Here are some tips to baking these cookies:

  1. Baking is touchy. If the butter consistancy isn’t right, your cookies can be too flat. Some of my butter tricks include keeping the butter refrigerated and beating it with my old school electric egg beaters (or you can use your KitchenAid). DO NOT melt the better. Also, once I’ve made the dough, I refrigerate it for at least 30 minutes.
  2. I only use KitchenAid or electric mixer for the butter. I switch to a spoon after that because I dont want to over mix. Over mixing can also make flat cookies. No Bueno.

Ingredients For Peanut Butter Blossoms in a kitchenaid

I’m a big fan of Parchment Paper. It keeps my pans clean and the cookies also come off much easier. When the cookies come out of the oven, the pan is still hot, right? So I slide the parchment paper onto the counter so the cookies don’t keep semi cooking on that hot pan.

Peanut Butter Blossoms cookies rolled into balls on a baking tray

These peanut butter blossom cookies were such a fun cookie to get my kids involved. They loves rolling them into balls, unwrapping the hershey kisses (tip #3 buy a big bag of kisses :) they’ll sneak them all!)  And then at the end their very favorite part was sinking that kiss down into the hot melty cookie.

Peanut Butter Blossom cookies on a cooling rack with chocolate chips

Wait, ok, their favorite part is definitely EATING the cookie

Peanut Butter Blossoms Cookies on a black cooling rack with cosy fabric in the background

A FUN TWIST ON PEANUT BUTTER BLOSSOMS

Check out this post on how to make these peanut butter blossoms with a holiday twist!!

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Peanut Butter Blossoms
Peanut Butter Blossoms Cookies
Prep Time
40 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 
Grandma's peanut butter blossom cookie recipe is timeless and fool proof. Every adult and every child will love these cookies, they're the perfect treat!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: peanut butter cookies
Servings: 15 cookies
Calories: 200 kcal
Author: Desarae
Ingredients
  • 1/2 Cup Butter 1 stick
  • 1/2 Cup Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 Cup White Sugar
  • 1/2 Bup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 t. Baking Soda
  • 1/2 t. Salt
  • 1 1/4 Cup Flour
  • Chocolate Chips
Instructions
  1. Cream Butter and Peanut Butter together
  2. Add White and Brown Sugar and stir
  3. Add Egg stir.
  4. Add Baking Soda, Salt, and Flour and stir.
  5. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes
  6. Make dough into ping pong size balls.
  7. Bake 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes
  8. Add hershey kisses or chocolate chips in the center right after they come out of the oven. remove immediately from hot cookie sheet.
Nutrition Facts
Peanut Butter Blossoms Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 200 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 27mg9%
Sodium 122mg5%
Potassium 80mg2%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 205IU4%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  1. Just letting you know there’s mention of red food coloring in your recipe, seems to be a mistake. :)

    These were my favorite cookies growing up. My sister and I had a baked goods stall at our local farmer’s market and we made *a lot* of blossoms. They go so fast! We always preferred using the brach’s chocolate stars instead of hershey’s kisses. The look and shape of them just looks so much prettier to me. Also something about them being shorter and wider? They seem to give a better ratio of melty chocolate to cookie in each bite rather than the big lump of chocolate in the middle. *shrug* they’ll all good.