Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

By February 12, 2021Recipes

Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

Yield: 20 Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1 and 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg, at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, optional
  • 20 chocolate kiss candies, unwrapped
  • white sugar, for rolling

 

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Whisk the flour, baking soda, and salt together in a small bowl. Set aside.
  3. Using a hand mixer or a wooden spoon, beat the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy, about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add the egg and vanilla. Mix well.
  5. Stir in the peanut butter until combined.
  6. Fold the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix until the flour is no longer visible. Do not overmix.
  7. Cover and chill the dough for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
  8. Scoop out 1 tablespoon of dough and roll into a ball.
  9. Coat each dough ball into white sugar or sprinkles!
  10. Place the dough on the baking sheet about 2 inches apart.
  11. Bake for 10 minutes or until the tops begin to slightly crack.
  12. Remove cookies from the oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes. Gently press an unwrapped chocolate kiss into the top of the cookie. Allow to cool completely.

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