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Peanut Butter Blossoms

A veganized version of our favorite childhood cookies. Peanut butter blossoms that are so good you won't believe they're vegan!
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 38 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 3 dozen

Ingredients
  

Peanut Butter Cookies

  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup (+1/4 cup for rolling) sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup non-dairy milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt

Chocolate Dollops

  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp coconut oil

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add the shortening, peanut butter, brown sugar, and 1/2 cup sugar. Beat until creamy.
  • Add the milk and vanilla and beat until combined.
  • In a separate bowl, add the flour, baking soda, and salt. Whisk
  • Add the flour mixture to the wet mixture. Fold until combined.
  • Roll tablespoons of dough into the remaining 1/4 cup sugar and place on the baking sheet.
  • Bake for 7-9 minutes, until golden. Once you remove the cookies, press into the centers of the cookies with a 1 teaspoon measuring spoon.
  • Microwave the chocolate chips and coconut oil in 30 second intervals until melted.
  • Place a dollop of chocolate into each divot and set out or refrigerate until set. Enjoy!
Keyword cookie dough, cookies, dessert, peanut, peanutbutter, plantbased, sweet, sweets, sweettooth, vegan