Hershey Kiss Cookies


These cookies have many names, and there are many different versions, but the one thing they all have in common is peanut butter and Hershey Kisses. I have no idea the source of this recipe, but -s’s family makes them every year at Christmas time. They are scrumptious!


  • 1.75 c. flour
  • 1/2 c. sugar
  • 1/2 c. brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 c. shortening
  • 1/2 c. peanut butter
  • 1 egg
  • 2 TBSP. milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • Sugar for dipping
  • 48+ Hershey Kisses


  1. Preheat oven to 375F
  2. Combine all ingredients. Blend well.
  3. Shape the dough into balls the size of whole walnuts. Roll balls in sugar and place on an ungreased baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 10-12 minutes
  5. Remove cookies from oven, and while cookies are still on the baking sheet, press one Hershey Kiss into each cookie until the cookie begins to crack. Remove cookies from baking sheet and allow them to cool on a wire rack.

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