Peanut Butter Blossom cookies on a cooling rack.
The Very Best Peanut Butter Blossoms
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
25 mins

Soft and chewy, the very BEST Peanut Butter Blossoms are the cookie kids love. Real peanut butter flavor and topped with your favorite chocolate kiss, they're great all year long but fabulous on your Christmas Cookie tray.

Course: Baking, cookies, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: peanut butter blossoms, peanut butter cookies
Servings: 36
Calories: 137 kcal
Author: Kellie
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 36 Chocolate Kiss Candies unwrapped
  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  3. In the bowl of a stand mixer,  beat together the peanut butter and butter on medium speed until thoroughly combined. Slowly add the sugar to the bowl and continue beating until light and creamy.
  4. Turn the mixer to low and add the egg to the bowl. Beat to combine. Add the vanilla and continue mixing until combined scraping down the sides of the bowl with a rubber spatula as needed.
  5. With the mixer on low, slowly add the flour to the the bowl and beat to combine. Continue mixing the dough for an additional 2-3 minutes.
  6. Using a cookie scoop or tablespoon, drop 2 tablespoon scoops of dough onto the prepared baking sheet approximately 2-3 inches apart.
  7. Bake the cookies for approximately 13-15 minutes, turning the baking sheet halfway through cooking time. (For softer cookies baking for 13 minutes, crispier bake for 15). Repeat steps 6 and 7 with any remaining dough until all the cookies have been baked.
  8. Immediately gently press on Chocolate Kiss into the middle of each cookie.
  9. Transfer the cookies to a baking sheet to cool completely.
Nutrition Facts
The Very Best Peanut Butter Blossoms
Amount Per Serving
Calories 137 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 12mg4%
Sodium 72mg3%
Potassium 69mg2%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 85IU2%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.