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Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies are soft and chewy peanut butter cookies topped with chocolate candy. These cookies are easy to make and have heart-shaped chocolate pressed into the center after baking. The chocolate candies can easily be swapped out for chocolate kisses for everyday baking.

Peanut butter blossom cookies with heart shaped chocolates on round serving tray.

Incredibly Easy Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

Much like the peanut butter cookie classic, these peanut butter blossom cookies are just as easy to make. They're incredibly flavorful and have a soft and chewy center.

The peanut butter cookie dough is rolled in granulated sugar before baking giving it a nice crunch to the outside of the cookie.

This recipe is made with creamy peanut butter that makes the cookie incredibly smooth and chewy.

Once the chocolate candies are pressed into the peanut butter cookies, the cookies spread out and crack under the pressure of the pressed chocolate.

White platter of peanut butter cookies with heart shaped chocolates.

Ingredients in Peanut Butter Blossoms

The ingredients in these peanut butter blossoms are quite straight forward and every day ingredients.

  • All-Purpose Flour - spooned & leveled
  • Unsalted Butter - softened
  • Baking Soda
  • Salt
  • Peanut Butter - creamy is best, it makes the cookies smooth and chewy
  • Brown Sugar
  • Granulated Sugar - for the cookie dough and for rolling
  • Egg
  • Milk - helps soften the dough
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Chocolate Candies - 25 pieces, unwrapped (Heart Shaped or Kisses)

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Large wooden platter of peanut butter blossoms.

How to Make Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

These cookies are so simple to make and they're so easy that kids love to make them!

The first step to making these cookies is to start with softened unsalted butter. You will want to beat the butter until it is creamy before adding the other ingredients.

Once the butter is creamy, the creamy peanut butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar and then beat into the butter. Once again, the mixture is beaten until creamy before any other ingredients are added.

Next, the egg, vanilla extract, and milk are added and the mixture is beat until it is light and fluffy.

Once those ingredients are combined well, the all purpose flour, baking soda, and salt are all combined in a separate bowl.

The dry ingredients are then added to the wet ingredients and combined well. The dough can be quite crumbly but once rolled the dough will come together nicely.

The peanut butter blossoms cookie dough is then rolled into once inch balls and then rolled into a plate of granulated sugar before being placed on the cookie sheets.

After the peanut butter blossom cookies are done baking, immediately press your chocolate of choice into the center of the cookie. The cookie will spread out and crack once the chocolate has been pressed into the center.

Allow the peanut butter blossoms to cool completely before stacking and placing them in a container. The heat from the cookies will keep the chocolate soft and it will smear if they are not completely cooled.

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A glass of milk with peanut butter cookies on white plate.

Valentine's Day Treats

These peanut butter blossoms are a great treat to give out on Valentine's day. Peanut butter and chocolate are the perfect pair and make an absolutely delicious cookie.

Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies are easy to make as well and the maraschino cherries add a special touch to the chocolate chip classic.

For a gluten-free loved one, these easy and rich chocolate flourless cookies are perfect for those that enjoy fudgy textures and intense chocolate flavor.

Cupcakes are another great Valentine's Day treat. These pink champagne cupcakes are perfect for a Galentine's day celebration!

Red Velvet fans will appreciate these red velvet cupcakes that have a deliciously smooth cream filling. Pink velvet cupcakes have the same smooth and velvety texture as red velvet cupcakes except they're dressed up for the Valentine's Day occasion.

📖 Recipe

Yield: 25 cookies

Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

a glass of milk with peanut butter cookies on white plate

Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies are soft and chewy peanut butter cookies topped with chocolate candy. These cookies are easy to make and have heart-shaped chocolate pressed into the center after baking. The chocolate candies can easily be swapped out for chocolate kisses for everyday baking.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes


  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ½ cup light brown sugar, packed
  • ½ cup granulated sugar, plus more for rolling 
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 ¾ cup all purpose flour, spooned & leveled
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 25 chocolate candies, heart chocolates or kisss


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°
  2. Cream the room temperature butter until smooth.
  3. Add in the granulated sugar and the brown sugar.
  4. Add in the peanut butter, egg, and milk until smooth.
  5. Beat until the ingredients are combined and fluffy.
  6. In a separate bowl combine the all-purpose flour, salt, and baking soda.
  7. Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until combined.
  8. Scoop into the 1.5 tablespoons balls. (a #40 cookie scoop is perfect for this.)
  9. Roll the scooped dough into balls and roll into a plate of granulated sugar.
  10. Place on the cookie sheet and bake for about 8 minutes. The cookies should be lightly browned.
  11. Immediately press a chocolate into the center of the cookie after removing it from the oven.
  12. Allow the cookies to completely cool before storing otherwise the chocolate will melt.

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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 167Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 19mgSodium: 132mgCarbohydrates: 20gFiber: 1gSugar: 12gProtein: 3g

Nutrition calculation is a rough estimate and can vary depending on the cooking technique and the exact ingredients used. For informational purposes only.

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Monday 12th of February 2024

These frozen potstickers in the air fryer are a game-changer! I stumbled upon this recipe while looking for a quick and easy way to satisfy my potsticker cravings, and I'm so glad I did.


Sunday 11th of February 2024

These are so cute with chocolate hearts for Valentine's Day. The cookie has great flavor and is very soft. Will be keeping this recipe!

amy liu dong

Saturday 10th of February 2024

Oh my gosh, this is a cute recipe. A perfect cookie to make for Valentine's Day! Yum!


Saturday 10th of February 2024

Love the way it is created. I want to know more about you do Love it!!!

DK Park

Friday 9th of February 2024

Cookies are my favorite snacks and this one is just a godsend to satisfy my cravings. I mean, look at this, it looks awesome and the instructions how to make this are easy to follow!

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