Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies from Chef-in-Training

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As the unpacking frenzy is still happening over here, I’ve arranged for a fabulous week of guest bloggers! Each of these ladies is a super-amazing blogger with her own unique dessert “style.”
I couldn’t be more excited to start the week off with Nikki from Chef-in-Training! She’s amazingly talented– as I’m sure you already know. Thanks for visiting Something Swanky, Nikki!
I am SO excited to be here visiting at Something Swanky today. Ashton has become such a great friend of mine through this crazy blogging experience. She is so sweet and such a fabulous baker! 
First, I will tell you a little about myself. My name is Nikki, and I blog over at Chef in Training. I am married to my best friend and am a stay-at-home mom to two wonderful kids. Like most moms, wives, and people out there, I am a “Chef in Training”, teaching myself how to cook one recipe at a time. I LOVE being in the Kitchen and have a great love for good food! 
Since I am busy with two young children, I know what its like to be running low on time. I also know how important it is to eat meals together as a family. My blog is filled with recipes that are easy, simple and that anyone can do.
When I graduated high school, my grandma gave me two GIANT cookbooks filled with family recipes that she typed up and made HERSELF. These cookbooks have been a treasure of gold to me not only because the recipes are amazing, but also because I know how much time went into putting them together. Today, I am going to share a recipe that comes from one of those cookbooks.
These Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies are such a classic recipe, but I tell you what, I have yet to find a peanut butter cookie recipe I like better 🙂

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup peanut butter
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 bag chocolate kisses
  1. Cream Butter and sugars together in a large bowl.
  2. Add peanut butter and mix well.
  3. Add eggs and vanilla and beat until well combined.
  4. Add baking soda, salt, and flour and mix until well incorporated.
  5. Roll into 1 inch balls and then roll each bowl into sugar.
  6. Place on greased cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees F for 8 minutes.
  7. Immediately when done baking, gently press a chocolate kiss into the center of each cookie.
  8. Place on a cooling rack and let cool completely.


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