Peanut Butter Face Cookies

Peanut Butter Face Cookies

Everyone could stand to smile a little more. These peanut butter cookies with silly faces are a great way to start. They're an easy idea for decorating cookies with kids, and the result is a chocolate and peanut butter cookie with ROLO® Creamy Caramels in Chocolate Candy that everyone will love.

SKILL LEVEL
intermediate
PREP
23 min
BAKE
15 min

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories340
Calories from Fat210
Total Fat23 g35% DV
Saturated Fat11 g55% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol50 mg17% DV
Sodium300 mg13% DV
Total Carbohydrates33 g11% DV
Dietary Fiber2.0 g8% DV
Sugars21 g
Protein7 g
Vitamin A6% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron10% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories340
Calories from Fat210
Total Fat23 g35% DV
Saturated Fat11 g55% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol50 mg17% DV
Sodium300 mg13% DV
Total Carbohydrates33 g11% DV
Dietary Fiber2.0 g8% DV
Sugars21 g
Protein7 g
Vitamin A6% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron10% DV
3/4 cupsugar
1/2 teaspoonbaking soda
1/2 teaspoonvanilla extract
1 cupall-purpose flour
1 egg
Assorted HERSHEY candies such as REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups Miniatures, HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates or ROLO® Creamy Caramels in Chocolate Candy
1/2 cupbutter or margarine (1 stick) , softened
1/4 teaspoonsalt
CHOCOLATE DRIZZLE (recipe follows) or assorted decorating icing
1/2 cupREESE'S Creamy Peanut Butter

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Remove wrappers from candies.
  • 2. Beat butter and sugar in medium bowl until fluffy. Add peanut butter, beating until smooth. Add egg and vanilla; beat well. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until blended. Drop dough by level 1/4 cup onto ungreased cookie sheet, 3 cookies per sheet. (Cookies spread while baking.)
  • 3. Bake 15 minutes or until cookie is set and edges are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes. Place candies on cookie to form mouth, nose or eyes; press down gently. Remove cookies from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Complete cookie facial features with CHOCOLATE DRIZZLE or decorating icing. Makes 9 cookies.
  • CHOCOLATE DRIZZLE:
  • Place 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips and 1 tablespoon shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil) in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 30 seconds; stir. If necessary, microwave at MEDIUM an additional 20 seconds or until chocolate is melted when stirred.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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