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4-Ingredient Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 24 Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup sugar, plus extra for rolling
  • 1 egg
  • 24 chocolate kisses
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. 

  2.  Place oven rack in the middle position.Using a hand mixer or a stand mixer, mix peanut butter and sugar till fluffy. Add the egg and mix till dough is smooth. Roll the dough into 2 - 2 1/2 inch balls. Roll in the extra granulated sugar and place on a non stick cookie sheet- about an inch to an inch and a half apart. Bake in the oven for 9 1/2 minutes. 
  3. While cookies bake line counter top with parchment paper or slip mats for cooling. I do not recommend using a rack because cookies are very soft when the come out of the oven. Remove from oven and transfer to counter. Allow cookies to cool for a few minutes. While cookies are soft press a kiss into the center of each cookie. I do not press it in too far because it will melt into the cookie. Enjoy with a glass of milk!