Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies are a classic tried and true recipe, but add some red food coloring and a Peppermint Bark Hershey Kiss and you have a new Christmas Cookie to share at your cookie exchange!
Keyword: Christmas, Cookie Exchange, cookies
Author: Jennifer Fishkind
1bagHershey's Peppermint Bark Kisses
1tspred gel food coloring
2tsppure vanilla extract
3/4cupcreamy peanut butter
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone baking mat.
Using a standing mixer or hand mixer, beat butter, peanut butter, and sugar until combined and smooth
With the mixer on low and beat in egg, milk, vanilla, and red food coloring.
In a separate bowl combine the cocoa, flour, baking soda and salt.
Gradually add flour mixture to sugar mixture and beat until just combined.
Scoop dough into your hands and roll into a ball
Pour the white sprinkles into a bowl.
Roll dough ball in sprinkles and place on prepared cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes.
While the cookies are baking unwrap the Hershey's Kisses.
Once cookies are done baking, remove from oven and let cool for just a few minutes. Press a chocolate Kiss into the center of each cookie.
Allow cookies to cool completely before enjoying
If the Hershey Kisses start melting too much after you put them on the cookies, place them in the refrigerator or freezer for a quick few minutes to help them set faster!