peanut butter blossoms

Peanut Butter Blossoms

Category, , DifficultyBeginner
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time15 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time25 mins
 1 ½ cups flour
 ¾ tsp baking soda
 ½ tsp baking powder
 ½ cup sugar
 ½ cup brown sugar
 1 tsp vanilla extract
 1 egg
 ½ cup peanut butter
 ½ cup butter
 Hershey's Kisses
For Rolling Cookies
 ¼ cup sugar
  cup colored sanding sugar or nonpaeril sprinkles (optional)
1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees, and line two baking sheets with parchment.

2

In the bowl of a stand mixer, fitted with whisk attachment, cream sugar, brown sugar, vanilla, peanut butter, butter and egg until light and fluffy - about 3 minutes. 

3

In a small bowl mix together flour, baking soda, and baking powder. Stir into peanut butter mixture with a spatula until combined.

4

Shape dough into 1" balls.

Add sugar to a small pie plate or bowl, and stir in sprinkles, if using. Roll cookie dough balls in sugar mixture until coated. 

5

Place cookie dough balls 2" apart on prepared baking sheet.

6

Bake for 8-10 minutes. While cookies are baking, unwrap Hershey Kisses.

7

Remove from oven and immediately press 1 Hershey Kiss into the center of each cookie. Let cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes. Carefully move to a wire rack to finish cooling.

How To Freeze Cookie Dough
8

Prepare cookie dough according to recipe directions. Place cookie dough balls on a baking sheet lined with parchment, being sure that the balls don't touch. It's okay if they are close, just make sure they don't touch each other. Freeze overnight or until completely frozen. Transfer frozen cookie dough balls to a labeled ziplock bag or tupperware container.

To cook from frozen, preheat oven to 375 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment.add an additional 2-3 minutes baking time.

Ingredients

 1 ½ cups flour
 ¾ tsp baking soda
 ½ tsp baking powder
 ½ cup sugar
 ½ cup brown sugar
 1 tsp vanilla extract
 1 egg
 ½ cup peanut butter
 ½ cup butter
 Hershey's Kisses
For Rolling Cookies
 ¼ cup sugar
  cup colored sanding sugar or nonpaeril sprinkles (optional)

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees, and line two baking sheets with parchment.

2

In the bowl of a stand mixer, fitted with whisk attachment, cream sugar, brown sugar, vanilla, peanut butter, butter and egg until light and fluffy - about 3 minutes. 

3

In a small bowl mix together flour, baking soda, and baking powder. Stir into peanut butter mixture with a spatula until combined.

4

Shape dough into 1" balls.

Add sugar to a small pie plate or bowl, and stir in sprinkles, if using. Roll cookie dough balls in sugar mixture until coated. 

5

Place cookie dough balls 2" apart on prepared baking sheet.

6

Bake for 8-10 minutes. While cookies are baking, unwrap Hershey Kisses.

7

Remove from oven and immediately press 1 Hershey Kiss into the center of each cookie. Let cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes. Carefully move to a wire rack to finish cooling.

How To Freeze Cookie Dough
8

Prepare cookie dough according to recipe directions. Place cookie dough balls on a baking sheet lined with parchment, being sure that the balls don't touch. It's okay if they are close, just make sure they don't touch each other. Freeze overnight or until completely frozen. Transfer frozen cookie dough balls to a labeled ziplock bag or tupperware container.

To cook from frozen, preheat oven to 375 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment.add an additional 2-3 minutes baking time.

Peanut Butter Blossoms

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