Day 3- 12/23: Peanut Butter Kisses

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For Day 3 of the 5 Days 'til Christmas: Dessert Countdown is Peanut Butter Kisses. Peanut butter kisses or peanut butter kiss cookies are a for-sure crowd pleaser because who doesn't love the peanut butter and chocolate duo?! But really. 

Here's how it's done:


  • 1/2 cup butter (room temperature)
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter (room temperature)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup firmly-packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 48 Hershey® Kisses® chocolate candies, unwrapped


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. 

2. In a large bowl or with a mixer, cream the room temperature butter and peanut butter until light brown. 

3. Gradually add 1/2 cup of granulated sugar and 1/2 cup of brown sugar; beating until light and fluffy. 

4. Add egg, milk, and vanilla extract; beat well. 

5. Add flour, baking soda, and salt; stir into creamed mixture until well mixed.

6. Roll cookie dough into 1-inch balls and put them into the oven for 8 minutes or until slightly golden brown. 

7. Press the unwrapped kisses into the cookies as soon as they come out of the oven. 

8. Let cool and enjoy :) 

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  1. Yum, I always love getting these on cookie platters! They're the best!