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Peanut butter blossom cookies made with Hershey Hugs Kisses on a wood plank background. A try of cookies is seen in the background.
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Hugs Peanut Butter Blossom Cookie Recipe

A soft and chewy peanut butter blossom cookie made with Hershey Hugs Kisses.
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time11 mins
Additional batch cooking time22 mins
Total Time1 hr 3 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Hugs Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies
Servings: 36 cookies
Calories: 211kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 1 egg large
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 bag Hershey kisses black and white Hugs Hershey kisses

White Sugar For Rolling Cookies

  • 2 Cups sugar to roll the cookie in

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line two cookie sheets with parchment paper
  • Using a standing mixer, beat together the sugar, brown sugar, peanut butter, shortening, butter, and egg until combined and smooth
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt
  • Gradually beat in the dry ingredients into the wet until combined and a dough forms
  • Using a small ice cream scooper, scoop out some dough onto your hands
  • Roll the dough into a ball
  • Pour the two cups of sugar into a bowl
  • Roll the cookie dough into the sugar and then place onto the cookie sheet
  • Repeat steps with 11 more cookies
  • Place the cookies into the oven and bake for 11 minutes
  • While the cookies are baking, remove the wrappers from the Hershey kisses
  • Once the cookies come out of the oven, allow them to cool slightly for 1-2 minutes
  • Place the Hershey kisses into the center of the cookies and allow to continue to cool for 5 more minutes before moving to a wire rack
  • Repeat steps with remaining dough

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 211kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 122mg | Potassium: 80mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg