Peanut Butter Shamrock Blossom Cookies
Recipe type: dessert
Serves: 84
 
St. Patty's Day Peanut Butter Blossom Cookie
Ingredients
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup white (granulated) sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup green dyed granulated sugar (or regular white sugar if preferred)
  • 84 chocolate shamrock candies
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F and grease cookie sheet
  2. Cream together butter, peanut butter, brown sugar, and white sugar.
  3. Beat in eggs, one at a time, then add milk and vanilla extract.
  4. Stir until well blended.
  5. In a separate bowl, combine flour, salt, and baking soda. Add to peanut butter mixture, stirring all ingredients until well combined.
  6. Roll tablespoon of dough into a ball and roll in dyed sugar.
  7. Place dough balls about 2 inches apart on cookie sheet.
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven and immediately press chocolate shamrock candies into cookies.
  10. Allow to cool completely so shamrock cookies can re-harden.
Notes
Keep the chocolate candies frozen until you are ready to add them to the cookies. This will help them hold their shape better while handling.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 26706 Fat: 1425g Saturated fat: 832g Unsaturated fat: 476g Trans fat: 8g Carbohydrates: 3100g Sugar: 2446g Sodium: 8108mg Fiber: 153g Protein: 409g Cholesterol: 1715mg
Recipe by One Crafty Place at http://www.onecraftyplace.com/2015/02/21/peanut-butter-shamrock-blossom-cookies/