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gluten free peanut butter blossoms in a pile

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Blossoms

  • Author: Sloane
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 38 minutes
  • Yield: 18 cookies 1x
  • Category: cookies
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: American

Description

These gluten free peanut butter blossoms are soft & thick, packed with peanut butter flavor, and topped with a chocolate kiss!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 106g (1/2 cup) brown sugar
  • 50g (1/4 cup) granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 egg, room temp
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 270g (1 cup) peanut butter, thick & creamy
  • 50g (1/4 cup) granulated sugar, for rolling
  • 18 chocolate kisses, frozen

Instructions

  1. In a medium-sized bowl, whisk the brown sugar, granulated sugar, baking soda, salt, egg, and vanilla until fully combined and smooth.
  2. Fold in the peanut butter with a rubber spatula, mixing for about 2-3 minutes to until fully incorporated.
  3. Using a 2 tablespoon cookie scoop, portion the cookie dough onto one baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Freeze cookie dough for 15 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  5. Roll the frozen cookie dough in granulated sugar and place on the prepared baking sheet spaced about 2 inches apart.
  6. Bake the cookies for 8 minutes or until barely golden on the edges. Immediately use a medium round cookie cutter or glass to scoot the edges of each cookie, making them perfectly round. Allow to cool for 2 minutes, then press a frozen kiss into each cookie. Allow to cool completely on the baking sheet.

Notes

  • Freeze the kisses. Unwrap and freeze the chocolate kisses for at least 15 minutes. This will ensure they hold their shape when pressed into the warm cookies!
  • Use a cookie scoop. Use a 2 tablespoon cookie scoop to portion the cookie dough into equally sized cookies!
  • Freeze the portioned cookie dough. To ensure the cookies bake up thick, don't skip the freeze time!
  • Scoot the cookies. Immediately after the cookies come out of the oven, use a large round cookie cutter or glass to scoot the edges and form a perfectly round cookie.

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