Peanut Butter Blossoms

Chewy peanut butter cookies with milk chocolate kisses. These Peanut Butter Blossoms are a classic Christmas cookie recipe that our family has been making for decades. You'll always find these peanut butter blossom cookies on a cookie tray or in a Christmas cookie exchange package.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Christmas cookies, hershey kisses, Peanut Butter, peanut butter blossom cookies, peanut butter blossoms
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Total Time 31 minutes
Servings 60 cookies
Calories 100kcal
Author Jessica (
Cost $10


  • 2 1/4 cups minus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch if you don't have, just replace with 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 sticks ( 6 oz. ) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar, plus more for rolling
  • 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract use 2 teaspoons if you'd like.
  • 60 chocolate kisses prepared and unwrapped


  • In a medium bowl, whisk together all-purpose flour, cornstarch, salt, and baking soda; set aside.
    In a bowl fit with a mixer, cream butter, peanut butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar; about 5 minutes on medium high. 
    Beat in eggs, one at a time. Beat in milk, and vanilla extract until combined; about 2 minutes. 
    Slowly beat flour mixture into wet ingredients. Mix just until incorporated.
    Cover bowl and refrigerate for 5 hours or overnight. 
    Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or lightly grease.
    Using a cookie scoop ( I used 3/4 tablespoon scoop ) scoop dough. Roll into ball then roll into a bowl with granulated sugar. Place on baking sheet.
    Bake in oven for 8 minutes. Remove and place chocolate kiss in center of cookie. Return to oven for 3 minutes. 
    Allow cookies to cool then transfer to a cooling rack. Store in an airtight container once cool.


Calories: 100kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 72mg | Potassium: 34mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 81IU | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg