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Peanut Butter Blossoms

December 23, 2011

I hear Santa wants these cookies, but I make them all year.  Happy Holidays…….

It would be nice to share these cookies with my beautiful children.

Peanut Butter Blossoms


  • 1/2 C. Shortening
  • 3/4 C. Peanut Butter
  • 1/3 C. Sugar
  • 1/3 C. Light Brown Sugar (packed)
  • 1 Lg. Egg
  • 2 T. Whole Milk
  • 1 t. Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 1/2 C. All purpose Flour
  • 1 t. Baking Soda
  • 1/2 t. Salt


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees/remove wrappers from the chocolate kisses
  2. Beat shortening and peanut butter in a large bowl until well combined; add 1/3 C. sugar and brown sugar; beat until fluffy
  3. Add egg, milk and vanilla and beat well
  4. Stir the flour, baking soda and salt in a separate bowl; gradually add to the peanut butter mixture and combine
  5. Shape the dough into 1″ balls and roll in the granulated sugar; place on cookie sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes (lightly browned)
  6. Immediately press a chocolate into the center of each cookie; remove cookies and place on a wire rack; cool completely

2 Comments leave one →
  1. December 24, 2011 14:44

    Those are beautiful cookies. Have a great Christmas.

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