Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling


3 dozen

Updated: Aug. 09, 2023
Here's proof that peanut butter and chocolate just belong together. These peanut butter blossom cookies are an easy family favorite and never fails to make my children smile. —Tammie Merrill, Wake Forest, North Carolina
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  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 36 milk chocolate kisses


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Cream butter, peanut butter and sugars until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes. Beat in egg. In another bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt; beat into peanut butter mixture.
  2. Drop by level tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake until light brown, 10-12 minutes. Remove from oven; immediately push a chocolate kiss into the top of each cookie. Cool on pans 2 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies Tips

Should you use light or dark brown sugar to make peanut butter blossom cookies?

It's really a personal preference. Use whichever you have on hand–using light or dark sugar won't change the recipe much. If you have sugar leftover, here are some brown sugar desserts you can make to use it up!

What kind of peanut butter should you use to make peanut butter blossom cookies?

This recipe calls for creamy peanut butter, but if you're a peanut butter lover, crunchy or your own homemade peanut butter will work too. Check out more peanut butter cookie recipes if you can't get enough.

How long do peanut butter blossom cookies last?

Peanut butter blossom cookies will last for 3 days at room temperature, stored in an airtight container. Make sure to let them cool completely before packing them away. Here are more tips for keeping cookies fresh.

Rashanda Cobbins, Taste of Home Food Editor

Nutrition Facts

1 cookie: 106 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 92mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.