try this: peanut butter blossoms

These are my husband's absolute favorite. Colin is a fan, too.

6a0120a4ea0523970b012876080bec970c-320wi Peanut Butter Blossoms

1/2 cup shortening
3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup light brown sugar
1 egg
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

1. Beat shortening and peanut butter in large bowl until well blended.
Add 1/3 cup granulated sugar and brown sugar; beat until fluffy. Add
egg, milk and vanilla; beat well. Stir together flour, baking soda and
salt; gradually beat into peanut butter mixture.
2. Refrigerate dough for about 30 minutes.  Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in sugar and place on a cookie sheet.
4. Bake for 8-10 minutes.  While baking, remove wrappers from Hershey
Kisses.  After removing the cookies from the oven, immediately press a
hershey kiss into the center of each cookie.  Cool and enjoy!

Recipe origin: Mom. And the Hersheys Kiss package.

About Melissa

Melissa is founder of Girlymama and co-founder of the mom fashion blog, All Things Chic. You can also find her designing blogs at Eliza Grace Design and on Twitter as Melissa Angert.


  1. 1
    Susan T. says:

    I’ll be making these this afternoon!!

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    Kellyn says:

    I LOVE these cookies! Boo would inhale them if I let her, so would Hunter. So good.

  3. 3
    Kim says:

    Love those! My son wants me to make these, but sugar rather than peanut butter cookies since he wants to take them to school. I gotta find a decent sugar cookie recipe and fast!

  4. 4
    mel says:

    ooo – thats a great idea kim!! let me know they taste with sugar cookie dough!

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    Melanie says:


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    Carrie says:

    We made some of these this year. They are so good!