This week we have a fun recipe that almost everyone already has, but I thought it would be fun to feature it anyway. Because Christmas.

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These are Peanut Butter Blossoms!

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From Tom's Mom

 ½ cup butter
 ½ cup peanut butter
 ½ cup white sugar
 ½ cup brown sugar, packed
 1 ¾ cups flour
 1 tsp baking soda
 ½ tsp salt
 1 egg
 2 tbsp milk
 1 tsp vanilla

1

Cream together butter, peanut butter, sugar and brown sugar

2

Blend in flour, soda and salt.

3

Add egg, milk and vanilla. Mix to combine.

4

Shape rounded teaspoons of dough into balls. Roll in sugar and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8 mins at 375 degrees.

5

Remove from oven and place a solid milk chocolate candy kiss on top of each cookie. Press dough so that cookies crack around edges.

6

Return cookies to oven and bake 2-5 minutes longer. Do not overbake. You want the cookies to be lightly browned on the bottom.

Ingredients

 ½ cup butter
 ½ cup peanut butter
 ½ cup white sugar
 ½ cup brown sugar, packed
 1 ¾ cups flour
 1 tsp baking soda
 ½ tsp salt
 1 egg
 2 tbsp milk
 1 tsp vanilla

Directions

1

Cream together butter, peanut butter, sugar and brown sugar

2

Blend in flour, soda and salt.

3

Add egg, milk and vanilla. Mix to combine.

4

Shape rounded teaspoons of dough into balls. Roll in sugar and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8 mins at 375 degrees.

5

Remove from oven and place a solid milk chocolate candy kiss on top of each cookie. Press dough so that cookies crack around edges.

6

Return cookies to oven and bake 2-5 minutes longer. Do not overbake. You want the cookies to be lightly browned on the bottom.

Peanut Butter Blossoms

Thank you to Tom’s mom for bringing her famous version and making them with us over Christmas. It was really fun!

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It was also really fun to make them with Alex this year. She’s at a great age for making cookies!

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And the reason I asked her to make these is whenever we go to her house for Christmas, I sit in front of the cookie plate and eat only Peanut Butter Blossoms. No matter how many other kinds of fudge and candy and cookies are on the cookie plate, I always just eat Peanut Butter Blossoms.

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They’re magic, I tell you.

Now, let’s eat!

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Good enough for one bite. Pinky out!

The Verdict: A Christmas Miracle

From The Tasting Notes –

We all really enjoy these cookies because they are very soft and a little on the salty side. They are sweet, but not too sweet and a good peanut butter flavor. As I’m sure you are all aware, not all peanut butter blossoms are created equal. I’m not sure if it’s Tom’s mom’s magic hands, her recipe, or family bias, but these are the best peanut butter blossoms I’ve ever had.