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Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Servings: 2 dozen


  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick butter at room temperature
  • ½ cup smooth peanut butter
  • ½ cup granulated sugar more for rolling
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • one 11-ounce package Hershey’s Kisses foil removed


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Sift together flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  • Using an electric mixer, cream together butter, peanut butter, 1/2 cup granulated sugar and light brown sugar.
  • Add egg, milk and vanilla into the butter mixture; beat until well blended.
  • Gradually add flour mixture, mixing thoroughly.
  • Spray, oil or line a cookie sheet with nonstick liner and set aside.
  • Roll dough into 1-inch balls or use a 2-inch scoop for larger cookies.
  • Roll cookies in sugar and place 2 inches apart on cookie sheet.
  • Bake until very light brown and puffed, 6 to 8 minutes.
  • Remove sheet from oven and lightly press a candy kiss into center of each cookie, allowing it to crack slightly.
  • Return to oven until light golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, cool completely and store in an airtight container.