Linda's Best Ever Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

These cookies are the perfect combination of peanut butter and chocolate. They bake up fluffy and delicious so you might want to go ahead and double the batch before you begin!


  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 package Hershey's Kisses
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
Linda's Best Ever Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies
Total Time: 30 minutes
Amount Per Serving: 1 cookie


Servings: 48


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.

  2. Beat shortening and peanut butter together. Add brown sugar and 1/3 cup granulated sugar; continue to mix until well incorporated.

  3. Add egg, milk and vanilla; mix well.

  4. Mix dry ingredients (flour, baking soda, salt) in a separate bowl and gradually add to dough mixture.

  5. Shape dough into 1" balls and roll lightly in granulated sugar.

  6. Place dough on ungreased baking sheet and bake 8-10 minutes until golden.

  7. Remove from oven and place an unwrapped Hershey's kiss in the center while cookies are warm.