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Peanut Blossoms

in quick and easy whole grain dairy free gluten free overnight guaranteed classic

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Peanut Blossoms Recipe

Peanut butter and chocolate is definitely one of our favorite flavor combinations. But if you're not a fan of that duo, simply leave off the chocolate, or substitute a different center decoration.

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4 dozen cookies
Nutrition information

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 cup (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Granulated sugar, for topping
  • Chocolate chunks or "kisses," for topping

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment; if you don't have parchment, don't grease the baking sheets; it's not necessary.
  2. In a large bowl, beat the butter and peanut butter until well blended.
  3. Add the sugars; beat until light and fluffy.
  4. Add the egg, milk and vanilla, and beat well.
  5. Stir in the flour, soda and salt.
  6. Shape the dough into 1" balls, and roll or shake them in sugar. Place the balls on the prepared baking sheets, spacing them about 1 1/2" apart.
  7. Bake the cookies for 10 to 12 minutes, or until they appear set in the center. Remove them from the oven and immediately place one chocolate chunk or "kiss" on each cookie.
  8. Transfer the cookies to a rack to cool completely. Store at room temperature, well-wrapped, for up to a week; freeze for longer storage.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 40g (2 cookies)
  • Servings Per Batch 24
Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 180
  • Calories from Fat 100
  • Total Fat 11g
  • Saturated Fat 5g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 20mg
  • Sodium 150mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 12g
  • Protein 4g

* The nutrition information provided for this recipe is determined by the ESHA Genesis R&D software program. Substituting any ingredients may change the posted nutrition information.