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Peanut Butter-Chocolate Cookies

Peanut Butter-Chocolate Cookies

A holiday cookie exchange favorite! Peanut butter cookies topped with a chocolate candy kiss are always a hit, and peanut butter cookie recipes don’t get much easier than this.

Peanut butter cookies with chocolate

Peanut Butter-Chocolate Cookies

Prep Time 40 min
Total Time 50 min
Servings 36
Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 375ºF. Stir together 1/2 cup granulated sugar, the brown sugar, peanut butter, butter, shortening and egg. Stir in flour, baking soda and baking powder.
  2. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in granulated sugar. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are light brown. Immediately press 1 chocolate star firmly in each cookie; cool on wire rack.

Expert Tips

  1. Have just crunchy peanut butter on hand? Go ahead and use it for a peanuttier, slightly bumpier cookie.
  2. In a hurry? Use one pouch of peanut butter cookie mix instead. Immediately after baking cookies, be sure to top them with chocolate kiss.
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