Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Holiday cookie recipe: peanut butter blossoms

Peanut butter blossoms (recipe from Bakerella)


1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, slightly softened
1 cup peanut butter
1 cup sugar
1 egg
2 teaspoons vanilla
Hershey’s Kisses or Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, or both


Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Sift flour, soda and salt with a wire whisk and set aside.
Beat butter and peanut butter
Add sugar and beat until fluffy.
Add egg and vanilla.
Add flour mixture and combine.
Roll dough into 1 to 1-1/2 inch balls and then roll the balls in sugar to coat.

With Hershey Kisses or Peanut Butter Cups:

Place rolled balls on parchment paper covered baking sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes.
Remove from the oven and press an unwrapped Hershey’s Kisses candy or Peanut Butter Cups into the center of each cookie.
Transfer to a wire rack to cool.


  1. I love the peanut butter cup ones. They are so yummy and the best with a glass of milk. I think I have a theme going with my cookies! :) Who doesn't like milk with their cookies, right?


  2. I super love peanut butter! :D And make that a peanut butter cup, I'll definitely give up my strict diet. :D

  3. Oh these are way to cute. I cant wait to try this out.

  4. I had the Hersey Kiss ones for the first time last week and they are DELICIOUS!!

  5. Peanut butter and chocolate, you can't get any better with this combination. Lovely cookies!