Holiday Peanut Butter Blossoms

Looking for a festive holiday cookie recipe that everyone will love? Look no further than these Holiday Peanut Butter Blossoms. These peanut butter cookies feature Jif® creamy peanut butter, with a chocolate candy in the center. They're sure to be a hit at your next holiday party!
Prep Time 30 min
Cook Time 10 Min
Servings 48
Difficulty Easy


  • 1/2 cup Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/2 cup Jif® Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons Milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • Red and/or green decorator sugar
  • 48 foil-wrapped striped chocolate or milk chocolate kisses, unwrapped


  • Step 1

    HEAT oven to 350°F.

  • Step 2

    BEAT shortening, peanut butter, brown sugar and sugar in large bowl with mixer on high speed until light and fluffy, about 4 minutes.

  • Step 3

    BEAT in egg, milk and vanilla until blended. Stir flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl until blended. Add to creamed mixture. Beat on low speed until dough forms.

  • Step 4

    PLACE each color of decorator sugar in small bowl. Roll dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in decorator sugar to coat. Place 2 inches apart on baking sheets.

  • Step 5

    BAKE 10 to 11 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool on baking sheet 1 to 2 minutes. Top each cookie with chocolate kiss. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.