Red Velvet Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

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Feb. 01, 2016

A great recipe for valentine's day!


Shortening 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Creamy peanut butter 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Brown sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Egg 1
Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Milk 2 Tablespoon
All purpose flour
Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Unsweetened cocoa powder 3 Tablespoon
Red food coloring To Taste
Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs) ((for rolling))
Hershey kisses 40


Getting Ready

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.


In a bowl combine the shortening,

peanut butter, sugar and brown sugar and cream together with a mixer. Then add in the egg, vanilla extract and milk then beat together. Slowly incorporate the dry ingredients and mix until well combined, then add in coloring.

Take the dough and form a 1-inch round ball then toss in a bowl of sugar and place on a baking sheet. Repeat the process with all of the dough. Then bake in a preheated oven for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.

After removing the cookies from the oven place 1 Hershey kiss into each cookie pushing halfway down. 

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 12 Minutes
Ready In: 12 Minutes
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 513Calories from Fat 205

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.4%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 306 mg12.75%

Total Carbohydrates 73 g24.3%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 50 g

Protein 8 g16%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet