Peanut Butter Blossoms Cookies made with three different types of chocolate candies starts with the easiest recipe for homemade peanut butter cookies.
My family loves peanut butter cookies!
When our daughter, Olivia, was little she loved to help me make this recipe for Peanut Butter Blossoms. She loved to roll the dough into balls and then roll the balls into sugar. She was always a big help whenever I had to make this recipe.
This recipe for peanut butter blossom cookies can be made with three different types of chocolate candies which makes it a fun cookie recipe to keep on hand all year long.
Peanut Butter Blossoms Cookies Recipe
Here are three different ways to enjoy ONE yummy cookie recipe. Who knew you could use the same recipe with three different types of candies and have three different types of cookies? These make great gifts too all year long.
Peanut Butter Cookies with Heart Shaped Candies
I love to make them with Heart-Shaped Candies for Valentine’s Day. These are always fun!
Peanut Butter Blossoms Cookies with Candy Kisses
These are always a favorite around Christmas time.
Peanut Butter Cookies with Mini Peanut Butter Cups
My family LOVES Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.
For this recipe, you’re going to want to put your cookie dough balls into a mini muffin baking pan to bake. As soon as the cookies come out of the oven, add the Mini Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.
How to Make Peanut Butter Cookies
This cookie recipe couldn’t be easier and it’s so delicious.
Place on cookie sheets and bake at 375 for 8 to 10 minutes. When you remove them from the oven, place an unwrapped chocolate kiss, mini peanut butter cup or heart-shaped candy into the center of each cookie.
Helpful Kitchen Tools
- Cookie Scoops – yes, I do like to use a scoop before rolling the dough into a ball.
- Baking Pans
- Parchment Paper Sheets – this is the kind and brand I love!
- 1/2 cup butter; softened
- 3/4 cup peanut butter
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1/3 cup light brown sugar; packed
- 1 egg
- 2 tbsp milk
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 1/2 cups flour
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- Additional sugar for rolling the cookie balls.
- Your choice of candy Kiss shaped, heart shaped or mini peanut butter cups
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream butter and peanut butter together.
Add the sugars and mix until blended.
In a separate bowl, mix together the egg, milk and vanilla
and add to the sugar and peanut butter, butter mixture. Continue to mix until everything is combined.
Combine the dry ingredients in another bowl and add those as well to the creamed sugar, peanut butter and butter mixture.
Once everything is combined, shape your dough into balls
and then roll the balls in the extra additional sugar.
Place on cookie sheets that are lined with parchment paper and bake in a preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes; or until slightly browned.
When you remove them from the oven, place an unwrapped
chocolate kiss, mini peanut butter cup or heart-shaped candy into the center of each cookie.
Transfer the cookies to a baking rack to cool before enjoying!