This super simple, yet timeless cookie will be the reason you survive your next hell week or are the most popular person at your next potluck. As a consistent crowd pleaser, the peanut butter chocolate combination has seen many variations, yet this may be the best one yet. These cookies are easy enough to whip up in a rush and addicting enough to keep you coming back for more. I think you just found your new go-to.

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Kiss Cookies

  • Prep Time:8 minutes
  • Cook Time:12 minutes
  • Total Time:20 minutes
  • Servings:18
  • Easy


  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 bag of Hershey's Kisses
Photo by Charlotte Close
  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F.

  • Step 2

    Mix the peanut butter, sugar, and egg together in a medium bowl.

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  • Step 3

    Roll dough into 18 balls and space evenly apart on an un-greased baking sheet.

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  • Step 4

    Bake for 10-11 minutes.

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  • Step 5

    Meanwhile, unwrap 18 Hershey’s Kisses.

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  • Step 6

    Remove cookies from oven and press a Hershey’s Kiss into the center of each dough ball.

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  • Step 7

    Return the cookies to the oven and bake for one more minute and then let them chill. Garnish with more sugar if you’re feeling frisky.

    Photo by Charlotte Close