Jif® Peanut Butter Blossoms
A chocolate morsel nestled in the center of these peanut butter cookies makes a special treat for after-school or any time!
A chocolate morsel nestled in the center of these peanut butter cookies makes a special treat for after-school or any time!
This is a all time family favorite any time of the year. However, on X-mas its a must have for your cookie tray. The only thing different that my family and I prefer is we use mini muffin pans lined with the small muffin tin papers. Form the dough into small balls and bake them at the same temp. for about 8 mins. While they are baking we unrap the candies, and this is were we again do it a little different. Instead of using chocolate kiss's, we use reeses peanutbutter cups, the minitures. We then place them right into the hot baked cookies. Pushing them down so that the candy is flat with the cookie and hold it there for about 10 secs. so that it has time to melt some chocolate off the candy, thus making it the "glue" to hold the candy in. I have to make 4 batches, each batch being a double. Terrific cookie and looks festive in X-mas muffin liners and so much easier to travel that way as well...E N J O Y !!!!Read More
These were delicious except for one thing... I don't think there was enough peanut butter in them. Everyone that tasted them agreed, and one even asked if they really were peanut butter cookies. I'd use this recipe again but I am afraid if I add more peanut butter on my own, I'll mess it all up. So sorry because I love these. I found a recipe that is almost identical but with more peanut butter.Read More
This is a all time family favorite any time of the year. However, on X-mas its a must have for your cookie tray. The only thing different that my family and I prefer is we use mini muffin pans lined with the small muffin tin papers. Form the dough into small balls and bake them at the same temp. for about 8 mins. While they are baking we unrap the candies, and this is were we again do it a little different. Instead of using chocolate kiss's, we use reeses peanutbutter cups, the minitures. We then place them right into the hot baked cookies. Pushing them down so that the candy is flat with the cookie and hold it there for about 10 secs. so that it has time to melt some chocolate off the candy, thus making it the "glue" to hold the candy in. I have to make 4 batches, each batch being a double. Terrific cookie and looks festive in X-mas muffin liners and so much easier to travel that way as well...E N J O Y !!!!
I'd never made peanut butter blossoms before, but these truned out excellent. I replaced the shortening with butter, and all two dozen disappeared in less than a day. And they look pretty, too. Great recipe!
urned out great! We used 1/2 cup butter instead of shortening. In addition to milk chocolate kisses, we used dark chocolate kisses, peanut butter cups, and Rolo's! We froze the candy prior to baking so that the candy wouldn't melt when it was put on the cookie.
I doubled the recipe. I made half the traditional way, with the chocolate kisses. For the other half, I put the ball of dough in a mini-muffin tray, pressed a peanut cup on top, and then baked. These were perfect! This is the only peanut butter blossom recipe I will use from now on! They disappeared in a flash!
Excellent cookie!!! I added 1/4 cup more peanut butter than what the recipie called for.......I used the butter crisco sticks and this cookie was perfect....
This is a great recipe. A traditional cookie I love every Christmas. I modified it slightly and came out with a yummy cookie. I add 3/4 cup peanut butter instead of just 1/2 cup. Tastes great.
Easy to make and just the right amount of peanut butter flavor. The dough is really easy to work with too. I followed the recipe exactly. One tip: unwrap your kisses while the cookies are baking so that you can put them on before the cookies cool too much. Great recipe!
These were delicious except for one thing... I don't think there was enough peanut butter in them. Everyone that tasted them agreed, and one even asked if they really were peanut butter cookies. I'd use this recipe again but I am afraid if I add more peanut butter on my own, I'll mess it all up. So sorry because I love these. I found a recipe that is almost identical but with more peanut butter.
These are absolutely delicious and very easy to make! These are the softest peanut butter cookies around. I prefer dark chocolate and topped my cookies with Hershey's Special Dark. The only alteration I made to the recipe was adding an additional 1/3 cup of peanut butter.
These are good. They have a mild peanut butter taste, not overwhelming which I prefer. The chocolate kiss makes these so tasty and pretty too!! Great recipe.
Great recipe although I made a few modifications. I use butter instead of Crisco, use almost 3/4 cup of peanut butter, and half the salt to 1/4 tsp. I found the original recipe to be TOO salty and not enough peanut butter for our taste. Also, I bake at 350 for 8 minutes and it's perfect! They stay nice and soft! Another tip, freeze the kisses after you unwrap them--they go perfect on the hot cookie and don't melt as much!
This has always been my favorite cookie recipe growing up but now I live in China and Hershey Kisses are extremely expensive. I have found that using the chocolate/peanut butter swirl peanut butter (we have Skippy brand in China) instead of regular peanut butter gives the chocolate taste of the Hershey Kiss without it. DELICIOUS! I know I will be making these cookies this way for the rest of my life.
this has always been the perfect recipe for using with kisses, however one year I ran out of kisses and decided to 'wrap' the dough around a rolo....now I have two favorite cookies!
I agree with other reviewers. Be carefull not to overbake. For Christmas cookies I rolled in white, red and green crystal sugars before baking and baked these in a mini muffin pan. I made 30 cookies. Immediately after baking I added the kisses and pressed firmly then waited 15 minutes before removing. Storing them in an airtight container is a great idea too. Thank you for such a great cookie. My 18 year old son told me that these were better than fudge and just as flavorfull as well. Great recipe and a definate keeper in our large household. I've already made 4 batches in us 2 days and plan on making more as gifts with the children. My 11 and 13 year old rolled the formed cookie dough in the sugars and when they were done they poked the kisses in too! A great source of family fun if you ask me :)
these are good but I have found an easier recipe. Use 2 Jiffy yellow cake mixes, 2 eggs, and one cup of peanut butter. That's it. It makes 3 dozen cookies. Bake at 350 for about 12 minutes. Easy.
Excellent cookies! I followed other reviewers' advice and used all butter and 3/4 cup peanut butter, with no milk. The texture was perfect and this is my new favorite peanut butter blossoms recipe.
does this even need a rating? isn't it obvious that these cookies are just about the best cookies ever!?!? LOVE THEM!
Yummy! My hubby's favorite... I doubled the recipe and used half butter and half Crisco (to keep it's shape) and froze the kisses like other reviewers have said. Worked perfect for a #50 scoop and 8 minutes in the oven... yum!
I make these every year. This year I used butter instead of shortening and reduced the cooking time ti 8 minutes. Great recipe either way!
I made these exactly as stated except I took the advice of the Top Reviewer and made these in a mini-muffin pan. I used festive liners, rolled a small ball of dough in the sugar, baked them for exactly 8:20, and then squished a Reeses Peanut Butter Cup in the middle right after I pulled them out of the oven. They were the perfect texture and doneness. I think they are super yummy! I never ate traditional Peanut Butter Blossoms prior to this, but think these are excellent! I plan on making them a part of my Christmas cookie collection from now on.
So delish! Followed the recipe and these turned out great. Will make again and again!
Go easy on the salt just a dash!
These are great cookies. I use a bag of chocolate stars instead of the kisses. Saves lots of time as you don't need to unwrap! The stars are a little flatter and I think stay on the cookies better as well.
I love this I made it for my class and they loved it. One thing that I changed was,intsed of using chcolate kisses i used pepermint kisse. To give a x- mas feel. LOVED IT I SO RECOMEND IT ;)
A FRIEND OF MINE BAKES COOKIE TO GO TO MARKET. I BROUGHT THESE FOR MY HUSBAND HE LOVE THEM I ASKED HER FOR THE RECIPE SHE DECLIND SO I FOUND THIS RECIPE, MADE IT FOR MY HUSBAND HE LOVES THEM. HUH DI I GOT UR RECIPE LOL....
Delicious! I used all butter (no shortening) and only baked them for 9 minutes or so. For one batch, I took a reviewer's advice and baked them a minute longer after putting the kisses on, but I didn't notice a difference.
Great recipe for blossoms, but for me it needed more peanut butter (1 cup instead of a 1/2) and I will definitely use butter instead of shortening the next time as butter just really gives a cookie a much better flavor. I always feel shortening, no matter if it's butter flavor or regular, it just doesn't have as fresh of a taste. Otherwise this is a great recipe.
Very good cookie. Loved by all!
SOO GOOD!! instead of just sugar for coating, i used cinnamon & sugar (pre-mixed) it was really good. also i agree with other reviews, if you want more peanut butter taste you'll need to add more, i liked the light flavor, its all about what you want. ALSO dont over cook..i did 11 minute at 375 and it was a bit to much, next time ill do 10 minutes at 350 probably to get them more chewy, but still great
I followed the recipe exactly and they turned out perfect!
I used 1/2 whole wheat flour and these still tasted good. The PB flavor wasn't overwhelming. Very enjoyable taste and texture. Thanks for sharing!
I made these for my family reunion and they were a hit! I used 3\4 cup peanut butter which made the dough a little softer. I refrigerated the dough for a few hours so that I could roll it into balls because I did not want to add more flour to compensate for the extra peanut butter. This one is a keeper!
Perfection! This is the recipe to use for this type of cookie!
My husband's favorite Christmas cookie. I had no issues with spreading at all. 9 minutes at 375* was just right. I pulled them off the sheet to cool on the counter, then pushed the Hershey's Kiss in. I've made these with mini Reese's cups or bells and it's like a double shot of peanut butter. I will tell you that I've tried other blossom cookie recipes and not had as much success as I have with this particular recipe. Those people at Jif really know what they're doing. ;)
These are perfect with the stated amount of peanut butter. I substituted butter and added 1/2 t cinnamon. I also baked them 8 minutes and put the kiss on then baked them 2 more minutes.
I used butter instead of crisco and added 3/4 C of peanut butter. Turned out great. YUM!
These were easy-peasy and yummy.
Perfect! I made these cookies for Christmas and everyone raved about them! *The recipe says it makes 48, but I was only able to make 42, but no biggy* they are awesome! Hard for me not to eat them while I’m making them! *Tip* I would freeze the kisses before using them on the cookies, it keeps them from melting while pushing them into the cookie, and right afterwards I put the cookies in the fridge.
Haven't made these in years. They are so easy to make. I wouldn't change a thing.
Very nice cookie. A big hit with the family. It was easy to make. As others said, make sure your kisses are unwrapped and ready to go into the cookie so that they don't crack too badly. I think next time I make these I will omit the part where you roll the dough in the sugar. They seemed a little too sweet to me.
The recipe said to keep it in the oven for way to long, 8 or 9 minutes seemed to be just about right. I used a tablespoon to get the right amount of dough otherwise I could never quite get the right amount. Next time I might use a tablespoon and a half or 2 tablespoons. These cookies were brought to my nephews school and were a hit. I used crunchy peanut butter cause that's all we had I really liked it this way but next I'll try with creamy.
We love these cookies I also make them and take them to my sons job, he works at a big name car dealership, they all love them. Used butter instead of shortening and doubled the recipe.
yummy yummy. I only had regular crisco so I cut back on the shortening by two tablespoons and added two tablespoons of butter. Make balls a bit smaller than one inch, when I made them bigger the chocolate kiss looked lost in the center.
I made mine a little big, but they still turned out awesome. I am not a fan of peanut butter cookies but these were quick, easy, and tasty.
Have been making these for a lot of years. my families favorite cookie. I use crisco and bake them for 8 minutes, then add the kiss and back in the oven for 2 minutes. They always turn out perfect! I like them tiny, that way the whole cookie goes in your mouth the first bite!
Yummy! I did add an extra spoonful of peanut butter and they turned out perfectly. I added the kisses as soon as they come out of the oven so that they were glued on. Be careful to let the cookies cool and the kisses solidify again so that they keep their shape.
Made these cookies recently and got rave reviews. I wasn't so sure what the big deal was, so I tried one and then another and another. Now I know! They're addicting! Sooo good! Only substitution I made was butter in place of the Crisco.
very good cookie. peanut butter flavor is not over powering. easy to make and i bet the kid will love makeing them into balls. just dont press too hard when you put in the kiss or it will crack the sides of the cookies
these were reallllly good my boyfriend couldn't stop eating them the only reason why i didnt 5-star is beacuse when i put the hershey's on the cookie to form a crack some of them fell apart :( and i followed the recipe exactly
These are a classic that everyone in this house just loves!
These have been one of my favorites since I was a kid. I usually buy a bag of the mixed chocolates (kisses, rolos and resee's peanut butter cups). The cookies taste delicious with all of them!
They are easy to make and taste wonderful.
I use to make this recipe before and had lost it. Was really pleased to find it on here. The cookies turned out great. Thanks for sharing :)
Always a great cookie. I find it best for me to get the cracked edges is: rolling the cookie ball not once in sugar but twice. After the 1st time lightly roll it around in the palm of your hand then dip it back into sugar and roll a 2nd time before putting it on the cookie sheet. Other then that Love the cookies.
I have had these before and I absolutely LOVE these cookies but I was devastated that even following the recipe to a T they came out dry and broke immediately when I took them of the cookie sheet and crumbled when I tried to add the kisses. I'll try again, maybe with less flour??
YUMMY! These are a must on the Christmas cookie tray! So easy to make too. Just keep them small so you have kiss in every bite!
A new family favorite
Something was a little off with this recipe. I've made this kind of cookie plenty of times before with other recipes, but this one wasn't as good. The cookies turned out flatter and crisper than they should (maybe need to bake at 400?) and the taste was kind of blah.
These scream "Christmas" to me...maybe because I always get the urge to make them when it gets nice and cold outside. I've substituted butter for shortening when I didn't have any - works just fine. They're best about 10 minutes out of the oven, when the cookie has firmed up but the chocolate is still soft. They keep for a few days in an air-tight container, and you can get that warm, gooey effect by putting them in the micro for 5-10 seconds.
I used butter instead of shortening and they came out great. I would suggest making the batter then putting it in the fridge to harden a bit while you unwrap all of the Hershey's kisses. After the kisses are unwrapped, stick them in the freezer while the cookies are baking. This will prevent the chocolate from melting when you stick them in the cookies after they're done baking. I'd also suggest rolling the dough balls in colorful sprinkle right before baking.
So simple and delicious! I used Reese's Peanut Butter Hearts instead of the Kisses for Valentine's Day. It gives them a kicked-up peanut butter taste. YUM!
I just tried these for the first time and I will say that it was a major hit with my kids and everyone else. I followed the recipe to a tee. Only difference was I used Kraft Peanut Butter. Also the hints of freezing the chocolate first was a great help.
i made these for valentines day and used hershey's heart shaped chocolates instead of kisses. i doubled the recipe, and like a dummy, added wrong and didn't quite add enough flour. no wonder they spread so much while baking. they still tasted delicious, and everyone at our family gathering loved them. will definitely use this recipe again.
I have never had cookies come out so hard. I followed the directions to a T, I even measured my balls to make sure they were the right size =(
Used all butter
A family favorite. Don't put the kisses on too quick or they melt too much. I put them on and then put the entire pan outside (it's 4 degrees here) so the bottoms melted but not the kisses.
I followed this recipe as written... they were delicious!
I rate these peanut butter blossoms cookies a 5
My dough was too sticky so I added more flour, but maybe this was due to the fact that I didn't have brown sugar. I doubled the flour and added 2 tablespoons of maple syrup. Either way, they turned out deliciously!
Excellent! 12-13 mins is perfect.
This is always a great cookie to add to your repertoire at Christmas. Simple, and everyone loves them! I don't go to the trouble of "unwrapping" chocolate candies. There are plenty of choices in the bulk bins at your local grocer. Chocolate stars and over-sized chocolate chips are what I use. Much easier, and less expensive.
Just made these yesterday for my son and nephew, they are very good and I don't even like peanut butter. I am grateful to the reviews and suggestions of freezing the chocolate morsel, that did make these much easier.
These will always be one of my favorite christmas cookies.
Wife's favorite cookie! Was really simple but packs major WOW factor if you love peanut butter and chocolate!
I used butter in place of the shortening. I also used dark brown sugar. I split the dough in two and made one part with chocolate kisses and the other part with dark chocolate Reece's peanut butter cups. I used mini-muffin tins for the peanut butter cups and cooked the dough for about 8 minutes before pressing the peanut butter cups into the mini-muffin tins. The cookies with kisses took a little longer in the oven--about 10 minutes. I also recommend freezing the kisses or peanut butter cups as this helps retain their actual form once placed in the cookie. Overall, a very tasty recipe. Just make sure you have milk on hand!
I can't believe I've never rated this recipe before! It's a staple at pretty much every function, holiday and get together that we have. These are sooo good and are ALWAYS well received. If you enjoy the chocolate/peanut butter combo, then you are in for a real treat with these! :)
These are my fiance's favorite cookies, so I get requests for these a lot! This has to be one of the better recipes out there for this type of cookie - nice and soft PB cookies with the creamy chocolate on top! The only variance from the recipe that I notice is that, for my oven at least, these cookies only need to bake for about 8 - 8 1/2 minutes. Watch them closely because they burn and the bottoms turn black pretty quickly once they are overbaked!
This is the best recipe I've found for these cookies. I would definately reccomend using mini PB cups instead of chocolate kisses. If using PB cups, be sure that you roll the dough into SLIGHTLY larger balls.
These are my families' favorite kind of cookies and we make them often. I don't use Jif peanut butter though and still very good cookies. Sometimes we use creamy pb and sometimes crunchy, just depends on what I have at the time. This is a recipe we will continute to use until I am not longer able to! =)
My family always loves these. I like to roll in red and green coarse sugar for Christmas. They look very pretty on a plate.
I made these today and they are the best, easiest cookie for Christmas! The cookie was extremely tender and not hard. The only adjustments I made to the recipe were 1. I added 3/4 cup peanut butter (I like a stronger peanut flavor) and 2. I baked them for 8 minutes instead of 10 because the sugar started to get slightly dark, and I didn't want it to burn. They came out great!!! I will make them every year!
These were good, but next time the oven temp will be 350, they got a little too brown at 375 for the 12 minutes it took to fully bake them.
This was my first time make peanut butter blossoms and I thought this recipe was perfect! I followed it to a T, except I used a mix of dark and milk chocolate kisses. My boyfriend loved them as well. Will be making these again
I used cheap-o pb, because it's all we had on hand- I would def use jif next ttime- just not as peanutbuttery, with the generic.
I followed the recipe and yielded 42 blossoms. A little crispy on the outside with a firm chew. I think 350F @ 10 minutes is all I really needed for my oven. All in all a good recipe if you're out of butter.
Pretty good....but a little dry...I also increased the PB to 3/4c. A classic. Love the flavors of chocolate and PB.
One of my favorites from childhood that I love making for the kids now. They love to add the kiss!
pretty dog-gone good....will use this in our Christmas cookie baking. Thanks
Made these and they came out great!! Had a couple of friends over and they loved them!! This was an easy recipe and didn't take long to make definitely going to make them again :)
Delish!! And couldn't be easier.
Brought these to a cookie exchange. Simple to make and very tasty! A Holiday classic.
These are good. I made per recipe, except I subbed butter for shortening, preference. I also had to put 4 chocolate chips each cookie, because I didn't have the large ones. However, they did not have enough peanut butter; I think a full cup would have been better. And will def get the big chips next time; what a pain putting all those little ones on.
Christmas Tradition Graet hit easy to make
Couldn't be simpler!!!!! This recipe is easy and I tripled it to make more cookies and man did I have a TON!!! Cookies were great, moist, and got rave reviews from my family!
A good cookie. Best within a couple hours of baking, while the chocolate is still melty. I also increased the peanut butter to 3/4 cup. Even then, the peanut flavour is not strong. I chilled the dough, and I only baked them for 8 minutes, for a softer cookie.
Great recipe. I made them on Christmas and they were delicious. I used natural peanut butter and butter. These will be on the menu every Christmas!
These we very good. Unfortunatly the store was out of Hershey Kisses so I made them plain. They were fantastic.
This is the best recipe for PB Blossoms. The only thing I change is to add an additional 1/4 cup of peanut butter. Another little trick I do is after placing the chocolate kiss in the cookie, I place them back in the oven for 20-30 seconds. This makes the kiss shiny and if you are going to eat them right away, it melts it just slightly. Just make sure the extra's harden back up before storing.