Peanut Butter Blossoms

The marriage of chocolate and peanut butter keeps this recipe on the list of all-time favorite Christmas cookies.



by 4  people


add your rating
add a comment
 
savings in
 
Ingredients
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1/2  cup 
    shortening
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1/2  cup 
    peanut butter
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1/2  cup 
    granulated sugar
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1/2  cup 
    packed brown sugar
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1   teaspoon 
    baking powder
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1/8  teaspoon 
    baking soda
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1   
    egg
  • see savings
    On Sale
    2   tablespoons 
    milk
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1   teaspoon 
    vanilla
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1 3/4  cups 
    all-purpose flour
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1/4  cup 
    granulated sugar
  • see savings
    On Sale
     
    Chocolate kisses or stars

Directions
1.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large mixing bowl beat shortening and peanut butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add the 1/2 cup granulated sugar, brown sugar, baking powder, and baking soda. Beat until combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Beat in egg, milk, and vanilla until combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour.
2.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in the 1/4 cup granulated sugar. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are firm and bottoms are lightly browned. Immediately press a chocolate kiss into each cookies center. Transfer to a wire rack and let cool. Makes 54 cookies.
Storage
  • Place in layers separated by waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 94, Fat, total (g) 5, chol. (mg) 5, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 11, Monosaturated fat (g) 2, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, sugar (g) 7, pro. (g) 2, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 1, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 4, sodium (mg) 28, Potassium (mg) 48, calcium (mg) 20, iron (mg) 0, Other Carb () 1, Fat () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Add Your Review
 Articles
Grill Like a Pro: Steaks with Gorgonzola Butter
... things up a bit, I decided to try making Rib Eye Steaks with Gorgonzola Butter. Click here for our steaks... with gorgonzola butter recipe Compound butter is just a fancy way of saying softened butter that's mixed... them up and added them to the melted butter, gorgonzola cheese, and onion-garlic cream cheese... read more...
Chicken and Noodles in Peanut Sauce: Clean Out the Fridge for Dinner
.... And if you have someone with a nut allergy in your house, you can easily substitute sun butter for the peanut... butter and have equally delicious results! Get the full recipe for Chicken and Pasta in Peanut Sauce here.... plate, I recently revisited an old favorite: Chicken and Pasta in Peanut Sauce. The beauty... read more...
I Quit Sugar: A Review and a Recipe for Chocolate Nut Butter Cups
...-25 You know those junky peanut butter cups you can buy? Well, these are same but way better. The coconut... powder 1 tablespoon brown rice syrup 2 tablespoons coconut cream cup peanut, macadamia, or almond butter... recipe that I am quite sure everyone will love--especially the kids! Chocolate Nut Butter Cups Makes About 20... read more...
how tos
Food Blogs We Love
see more blogs

shop our favorite products