December 21, 2010

cookie Week 2010- Cookie #2

Okay, so maybe I didn't try all new recipes, I make this cookie every year! My husband LOVES these peanut butter blossom cookies (who am I kidding, I love them too) so I just had to make them!

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Here's how you make them:

8 oz. pkg. milk chocolate kisses
1/2 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup peanut butter
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1 egg
2 Tbsp. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1-1/4 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Remove wrappers from chocolate. Beat butter and peanut butter in large bowl until well blended. Add 1/3 cup sugar and brown sugar; beat until light and fluffy. Add egg, milk and vanilla; beat well. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into peanut butter mixture. Cover tightly and chill for 4-8 hours in fridge.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls. place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately press a chocolate piece into center of each cookie; cookie will crack slightly around edges. Let stand on cookie sheets for 3-4 minutes, then remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.

Check back at 4:00pm today for Cookie #3 to post!

8 comments:

Tess said...

Yum Yum! Those are my favorites!

AO xoxxo said...

I love anything with a hershey kiss on top!! Good for you for making these cookies! My mom and sister INSISTED on a certain type of cookie that I bring home for Christmas, I ran out of time to bake them (since we are leaving tomorrow) and I had to beg a local bakery to make them for me! Shh! Don't tell! ;)

Tracey - Just Another Mommy Blog said...

I've always loved those cookies! We actually like making them with M&M's instead of a Hershey kiss so that you aren't biting into a hunk of chocolate. Then again, I kind of LIKE biting into a hunk of chocolate...

Anyway, I'm all bummed now because all of our Christmas cookies are long gone. we have no self-control.

Miss Emma Kitty said...

These cookies are Great ! My Faves as well. I Love baking, it is therapeutic.

Kelly said...

Yum! My sister makes these every year and they are delish!

Playing Hooksies said...

Love the photos of the kisses and cookies. Great shots! They look soo good :)

Two For Tea said...

Oh...such a yummy recipe! And I just love your close-up shot of the kisses...so colourful, sparkly, festive in all that foil :) Having fun following your blog...

<3 Cambria
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Cassi said...

My whole family LOVES these cookies too! So far I haven't done a ton of cookie baking on my own but I still go over and help when my mom makes all her Christmas cookies. My sister usually helps with these, and I make the Spritz cookies!