Sweet “Heart” Peanut Blossoms

by Mindy on February 2, 2012

This really isn’t a new recipe.  Melanie posted our Mom’s Peanut Blossoms ages ago, but this Valentine’s version turned out so cute that I thought I would share the idea with you too!  I used Hershey’s Bliss heart shaped chocolates instead of Hershey kisses, but you could use any heart shaped chocolates you can find.  This is a great cookie to make with kids.  They love pressing the chocolates into the hot cookies.  Just make sure you make some extras to share the love with some beloved family or friends this Valentine’s season!  I’m including the recipe again here for convenience sake.  Enjoy!

Sweet “Heart” Peanut Blossoms
Submitted by Mindy ~ The Sisters Cafe

1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup peanut butter
½ cup sugar
½ cup brown sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
1 ¾ cup flour
1 tsp soda
½ tsp salt
1 package heart shaped chocolates

Cream butter and sugars.  Add egg and vanilla. Add dry ingredients. Roll into balls. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 8 minutes at 375°. Then press heart shaped chocolate gently into each cookie. Bake 1-3 minutes longer.

{ 8 comments… read them below or add one }

1 renee February 2, 2012 at 9:37 am

I think this is just the prettiest Valentine cookie ever! Thanks…

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2 heather bell February 2, 2012 at 1:24 pm

It’s cute.=)

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3 Brittany February 3, 2012 at 1:26 am

what a cute idea!!

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4 kellie February 3, 2012 at 6:03 am

They look so cute. YUMMY… :)

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5 Jan February 7, 2012 at 7:11 pm

What a great twist on the peanut blossom cookie recipe! Thanks!

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6 Janelle Belka February 12, 2012 at 8:16 pm

I made these today for my cousins homecoming and everyone loved them. I found reeses hearts at target and they were adorable and delicious! Thank you for the wonderful recipe!

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7 Mindy February 13, 2012 at 12:40 am

Janelle… I’m glad you liked this idea! But seriously now, you’re taking these cookies to the next level with Reese’s hearts! I love it. And now I know what I am going to try with the next batch. :) Happy Valentine’s!

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8 brittany February 13, 2012 at 4:59 pm

I have made these twice already for Valentines this year, haha! They are SOOOO good! I add a little extra salt since I love how it brings out the flavor of chocolate. Mom’s recipe is seriously the BEST! I think these are my favorite cookies! :)

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