These classic candy-crowned cookies are as fun to eat as they are to bake. With just a handful of simple ingredients and a little bit of time, you’re on your way to having deliciously chewy and chocolaty treats!
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total time: 25 minutes
Yield: 15 cookies
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup Smooth Operator peanut butter
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Chocolate kiss candies, unwrapped
1. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a medium bowl, whisk to combine flour, baking powder, and baking soda. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat peanut butter, and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla until combined.
2. Portion dough into 1-inch balls and arrange on parchment-lined baking sheets about 1-inch apart. Bake cookies 10 to 12 minutes, or until lightly browned on edges; immediately upon removing from oven, press a chocolate kiss into center of each cookie. Let cookies cool completely on a wire rack.