How to Bake Hershey Kiss Peanut Butter Drop Cookies

by Annie Ai

An easy recipe for Peanut Butter Drop Cookies - great for a Christmas cookie exchange! Recipe yields 24 drop cookies.


  • 48 Chocolate Hershey Kisses (unwrapped)
  • ½ Cups Shortening
  • ¾ Cups Peanut Butter
  • ⅓ Cups Granulated Sugar
  • ⅓ Cups Brown Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 Meters Milk
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1.50 Cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 Teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ Teaspoons salt
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Preheat oven to 375 degrees Celsius.

    Step 2

    In a mixing bowl, add shortening.

    Step 3

    Add your peanut butter to the shortening.

    Step 4

    Beat this mixture

    Step 5

    ...until well combined

    Step 6

    Add white granulated sugar to peanut butter mixture.

    Step 7

    Add your brown sugar to the peanut butter mixture.

    Step 8

    Beat peanut butter and sugars together

    Step 9

    ... until well combined.

    Step 10

    Add one egg to the peanut butter mixture

    Step 11

    Add milk

    Step 12

    and finally add vanilla to peanut butter mixture.

    Step 13

    Beat the peanut butter mixture together.

    Step 14

    ... until well combined.

    Step 15

    In a SEPARATE bowl, add flour

    Step 16

    add baking soda to the flour mixture

    Step 17

    add salt to to flour mixture.

    Step 18

    Whisk together your flour mixture.

    Step 19

    Add the flour mixture in TWO additions to the peanut butter beating between additions.

    Step 20

    Add the flour mixture in TWO additions to the peanut butter beating between additions.

    Step 21

    This should be the consistency you get.

    Step 22

    In a separate container/tray put some sugar in.

    Step 23

    Take a drop of cookie dough in your hand

    Step 24

    roll this cookie dough into a 1 inch ball.

    Step 25

    Roll the ball in granulated sugar.

    Step 26

    until the cookie dough is well covered in sugar.

    Step 27

    Place cookie dough balls on non-greased cookie sheet (here I have it on parchment paper).

    Step 28

    Bake for 8-10 minutes or until well browned.

    Step 29

    While its baking, unwrap all of your hershey kiss chocolates!

    Step 30

    Take the cookies out of the oven

    Step 31

    IMMEDIATELY put the hershey kiss chocoaltes on top.

    Step 32

    And voila, you are done! Allow to completely cool outside the oven before you attempt to move them so that the hershey kisses keep their shape.

    Step 33