This is a yearly visitor to our family get togethers, and always goes way too fast.

Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

Joseph Guimarin
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 4 Dozen


  • 48 Milk Chocolate Kisses
  • ½ Cup Shortening
  • ¾ Cup Creamy Peanut Butter
  • Cup Granulated Sugar
  • Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 Tbsp. Milk
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
  • 1 ½ Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp. Baking Powder
  • ½ tsp. Salt


  • Preheat oven to 375° F. Remove wrappers from chocolate kisses.
  • Beat shortening and peanut butter in a large bowl. Add ⅓ cup granulated and brown sugar; beat until fluffy. Add egg, milk and vanilla; beat well. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into mixture.
  • Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in sugar; place on un-greased cookie sheet.
  • Bake 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately press a chocolate kiss into the center of each cookie. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.
Keyword Cookie, Dessert, Kid Friendly, Sweet

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