No-Bake Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies: Peanut Blossoms Without the Oven!
In a unique twist, No-Bake Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies
combine two iconic, easy cookie recipes into one: Hershey Kiss Peanut Butter
Cookies and Homemade Rice Krispie Treats.
No marshmallows in this recipe! Instead, the ingredients
hold together with peanut butter.
This is a fun and easy cookie recipe to make with kids. They
can help by unwrapping the kisses, dropping the cookie dough onto the baking
trays, and pressing the kisses into the centers.
And best of all … there’s no baking time. The cookies ready to
eat almost right after you top them with kisses.
Prep time: about 10 minutes
Cook time: about 5 minutes
Makes about 2 – 2 ½ dozen balls
¼ cup packed brown sugar
½ cup corn syrup (either light or dark)
1 cup smooth peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups crisp rice cereal (such as Rice Krispies®)
24-30 chocolate kisses, unwrapped
Directions for No-Bake Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies
- Line a baking tray with waxed paper, parchment paper, or
silicone mats. Set tray aside.
- Measure rice cereal into a large mixing bowl. Set it aside.
- Measure brown sugar and corn syrup into a medium saucepan.
Set the pan on the stove top. Mix the ingredients together over medium heat,
stirring constantly, until the mixture comes to a full boil.
- Remove the mixture from the heat. Stir in peanut butter and
vanilla extract and combine until smooth.
- Pour mixture over cereal. Stir the ingredients together
until grains of the cereal are well coated.
- Use a cookie scoop or tablespoon to drop cookie dough in 1
½-inch balls onto the prepared baking sheet. Press a chocolate kiss into the
center of each cookie ball and form the cookie around the base of each kiss.
- Allow the cookies to cool completely. They will set.
- Store cookies in an airtight container with waxed paper in
Special Baking Tips for
No-Bake Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies
Do not allow children to use the stove without supervision.
Unwrap the chocolate kisses before you begin to mix
When measuring the wet ingredients, coat the inside of a
measuring cup with nonstick vegetable spray to prevent corn syrup and peanut
butter from sticking.
See more Hershey Kiss Cookies on our Pinterest board.
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