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Peanut Butter Blossoms

Better watch out! These peanut butter cookies topped with dark chocolate candies could be gone before Christmas. —Jeanette Meidal, Savage, Minnesota
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
  • Makes
    3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups Quick Cookie Mix
  • Red and green colored sugar
  • 36 Hershey's Kisses of your choice

Directions

  • In a small bowl, cream the brown sugar, peanut butter and shortening until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Gradually add cookie mix and mix well.
  • Roll dough into 1-in. balls. Roll in colored sugar.
  • Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until surface cracks. Immediately press a chocolate kiss into the center of each cookie. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts
1 cookie: 128 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 93mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
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