Heart Healthy Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies Recipe
Preheat oven to 375°.
In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together except granulated sugar and chocolate Kisses. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Roll dough into about 24 one-inch balls.
Lightly coat baking sheets with nonstick cooking spray. Place dough balls onto baking sheets. Sprinkle with granulated sugar.
Bake for about 10 minutes, or until golden brown around the edges and remove from oven. Immediately press a chocolate Kiss into the middle of each cookie. Remove from baking sheet with a spatula and let cool on a wire rack.
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About This Healthy Recipe
You know those peanut butter cookies you loved as a kid with the chocolate kiss in the middle? Here’s a healthy peanut butter blossom cookie recipe that’s sure to bring back lots of good memories. This version replaces some of the all-purpose flour with whole wheat flour for more fiber. It also uses less sugar and butter than most store-bought cookies. And the Hershey’s kisses are dark chocolate, which may be healthier than milk chocolate. This all adds up to a decadently delicious cookie that satisfies both adults and kids alike. You may be surprised to find out that these peanut butter cookies can be part of a heart-healthy diet, as long as you maintain some restraint in the portion department. Even just a single cookie can take you back to days gone by when you enjoyed these quintessential cookies as a child.