Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies - Food & Nutrition Magazine - Stone Soup
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Peanut butter blossom cookies are a holiday classic — and by holiday, I mean any holiday! Whip these up for your sweetheart or give them to a family member as a special sweet treat.Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies -

Easy Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

Serves 15


  • 1 cup natural creamy peanut butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup and 2 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 15 chocolate kisses, unwrapped


Preheat oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper, or coat with cooking spray.

In a large bowl, mix peanut butter, egg and 1 cup sugar until combined. Move dough to the freezer for 5 minutes or refrigerator for 10 minutes to firm.

Add 2 tablespoons of sugar to a small bowl. Spray hands with cooking spray or coat with oil.

Remove dough from the refrigerator and roll dough into golf-ball-sized balls (about 15) and roll each in sugar to coat. Place each ball on prepared baking sheet, and bake in preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until bottoms are golden brown.

Remove from oven, and immediately place an unwrapped chocolate kiss in the middle of each cookie. Let cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before moving to a cooling rack to cool completely.

Cooking Notes:

  • Chill the dough in the freezer for 10 minutes to firm up their texture.
  • Do not flatten the dough before baking.
  • Press kisses into the middle of each cookie immediately after removing from the oven.
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Emily Cooper, RDN, is a registered dietitian nutritionist based in central New Jersey. Read her blog, Sinful Nutrition, and connect with her on Pinterest, Facebook and Instagram.

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