"Healthier" Peanut Blossoms
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Serves: 48 cookies
 
Ingredients
  • 1¾ cups all purpose flour
  • ½ cup sugar + 2 Tbsp, divided
  • ½ cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup coconut oil (solid, at room temperature)
  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 Tbsp low-fat milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 48 Hershey'sĀ® KissesĀ® milk chocolates, unwrapped
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 F. Line 3 baking sheets with parchment paper, if desired, and set aside.
  2. Combine flour, ½ cup sugar, brown sugar, baking soda, and salt in a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment and turn to low; mix for 1 minute.
  3. To the stand mixer bowl, add the coconut oil, peanut butter, milk, vanilla, and egg. Mix on medium speed for 1-2 minutes or until well-incorporated.
  4. Roll the dough into 1 inch balls and roll in the remaining 2 tablespoons sugar; place on baking sheets spaced 2 inches apart. Bake cookies for 10-12 minutes; remove and immediately insert a kiss into the middle of each cookie, pressing firmly. Allow to cool completely.
Notes
Recipe adapted from Pillsbury
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 cookie Calories: 93 Fat: 5.1 Carbohydrates: 11.4 Sugar: 7.6 Sodium: 67 Fiber: 0.4 Protein: 1.6 Cholesterol: 6
Recipe by Prevention RD at https://preventionrd.com/2014/12/healthier-peanut-blossoms/