State Fair Recipe: Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

Make a quick and tasty cookie for your family this weekend.

Enjoy this simple yet delicious recipe from one of the participants in this year’s State Fair of Texas Cookie Contest. With the perfect blend of chocolate and peanut butter, these cookies are always a hit!

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Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

Created by State Fair competitor Allison Jackson-Marable – Mesquite, Texas
Cookie Contest, 2014


12 oz. butter
1 C. brown sugar
1 C. sugar
1 tsp. salt
12 oz. peanut butter
2 eggs
3 1/3 C. all-purpose flour
2 tsp. baking soda
8 oz. Hershey Kisses


Mix butter, brown sugar and sugar until creamy. Add salt and peanut butter.  Add eggs, flour and baking soda.  Using scoop size number 40 or a spoon, drop cookies onto sheets. Bake at 350° approximately 8-10 minutes. Remove cookies from oven. Press a Hershey Kiss in the center of each cookie once the cookie has somewhat cooled. Serve and enjoy!

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