Day 5 of LJB Cookie Week… Double Peanut Butter Blossoms

5 Dec

We’ve mentioned several times that we love cookies here at LJB, but have we also mentioned that we love peanut butter… and we love chocolate.  So, this cookie is always a favorite of ours because it’s peanut butter and it’s chocolate and it’s candy.  Is there anything better than that?  I submit there is not!!!!

This is an oldie but a goodie, meaning that we’ve been making these for as long as I can remember and I still love them everytime I make them!  Hope you do too!

Double Peanut Butter Blossoms

  • 1 ¾ cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • 2 Tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 36 miniature peanut butter cups, wrappers removed & chilled

Preheat oven to 375 degrees

With an electric mixer in a medium bowl, combine the shortening and the sugars.  Add the egg, peanut butter, vanilla, and milk.  Mix to combine.  Add all the dry ingredients and mix to combine.

Shape dough into walnut sized balls (I use a small cookie scoop to do this) and roll in sugar.  (I don’t like to roll the sticky balls in sugar, I’m just lazy like that,  so I just sprinkle with the sugar after I have them on the baking sheet.) Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Bake for 8-10 minutes, until bottoms are golden.

Remove from oven and immediately press one peanut butter cup in the center of each cookie.  Let cool and serve.

*** You can also use Hershey Kisses for the candy.  I just prefer the peanut butter cups, because I’m a peanut butter-aholic!

For other cookies with candy in them, check out our Double Chocolate Peppermint Surprise cookies, or our Rolo Cookies

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8 Responses to “Day 5 of LJB Cookie Week… Double Peanut Butter Blossoms”

  1. sue December 6, 2011 at 10:19 am #

    anything with peanut butter cups has to be good!

  2. carolinaheartstrings December 6, 2011 at 4:21 pm #

    That cookie looks so delicious. I am making this on for sure. Come over and visit us and check out or pretzel Heath bark. And be sure to register to win our great party dress giveaway. Tomorrow is the last day to register. Look for the Shabby Apple post and register!

  3. Sara K December 7, 2011 at 11:51 am #

    Oh mercy, those look downright sinful! Adding a pb cup is much better than just adding a kiss.

    I’m visiting from the Tip Me Tuesday blog hop.

    Sara

    http://www.TheOtherEndOfTheCandle.com

  4. Miz Helen December 10, 2011 at 11:19 am #

    This cookie would be my weakness, sure wish I had one! Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you are having a great week end and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

  5. Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust December 11, 2011 at 2:05 pm #

    Um, yes please I’ll take 10. Just for me! Love these cookies!!! Thanks for sharing on Crazy Sweet Tuesday!

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