Puffy peanut butter cookies topped with melted milk chocolate

Peanut blossoms with a twist

These are a favorite of many people, especially this time of year. They are peanut blossoms with a twist. Instead of a Hershey kiss on a peanut butter cookie, I melted milk chocolate ans scooped it on top. I used Crisco, which is why the cookies stayed so puffy. (I also chilled dough overnight too help with the puffiness). If you don’t want to top with melted chocolate, sprinkle cookies with sugar before baking. Remember to preheat your oven to 375 degrees for 20 minutes before baking.

Merry Christmas!
  • Ingredients
  • 1 cup Crisco
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 1/2 cups flour

Directions – cream Crisco, peanut butter, sugar and brown sugar. Add eggs. Fold in dry ingredients. Scoop out 1/4 cups of dough. (Sprinkle with sugar, if desired). Chill a few hours. Preheat oven to 375 degrees for 20 minutes. On a cookie sheet, lined with nonstick baking liners, stagger cookies. Bake 12 minutes. Cool completely. Top with melted milk chocolate.

Peanut butter+ chocolate = perfection

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