Recipes and Cooking Peanut Butter Blossoms 4.0 (151) 11 Reviews The marriage of chocolate and peanut butter keeps this recipe on the list of all-time favorite Christmas cookies. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 25 mins Bake Time: 10 mins Total Time: 35 mins Servings: 54 Yield: 54 cookies Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ½ cup shortening ½ cup peanut butter ½ cup granulated sugar ½ cup packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder ⅛ teaspoon baking soda 1 egg 2 tablespoon milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 ¾ cup all-purpose flour ¼ cup granulated sugar Chocolate kisses or stars Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large mixing bowl beat shortening and peanut butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add the 1/2 cup granulated sugar, brown sugar, baking powder, and baking soda. Beat until combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Beat in egg, milk, and vanilla until combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in the 1/4 cup granulated sugar. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are firm and bottoms are lightly browned. Immediately press a chocolate kiss into each cookies center. Transfer to a wire rack and let cool. Makes 54 cookies. Scott Little Tips Place in layers separated by waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 94 Calories 5g Fat 11g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 54 Calories 94 % Daily Value * Total Fat 5g 6% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 5mg 2% Sodium 28mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 11g 4% Total Sugars 7g Protein 2g Calcium 20.2mg 2% Iron 0.4mg 2% Potassium 48mg 1% Folate, total 4mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.