HERSHEY’S peanut butter blossoms cookies — a classic almost anyone will recognize. Yes, these peanut butter desserts are famous for their chewy REESE’S creamy peanut butter cookie base topped with HERSHEY’S KISSES milk chocolate candies, but it’s the taste that reminds us of all the special memories that come with these traditional holiday cookies. Have a bag of HERSHEY’S KISSES chocolates ready and grab your favorite people. Then it’s time for the best part using this peanut butter blossoms cookie recipe. Bite straight in, eat around the peanut butter base or save the chocolate for your very last bite.
Heat oven to 375°F. Remove wrappers from chocolates.
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.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in granulated sugar; place on ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately press a chocolate into center of each cookie; cookie will crack around edges. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.
After placing KISSES on cookies, immediately move to cooling rack.
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