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Peanut Butter Face Cookies


2 hours
Skill Level
9 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.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
23 minutes
Bake Time
15 minutes
Cool Time
1 hour


  • 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 cup
    butter or margarine (1 stick), softened
  • 3/4 cup
  • 1
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • chocolate drizzle or assorted decorating icing


Equipment Needed 
Oven Oven
Mixing Bowl Mixing Bowl
Mixer Mixer
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Cookie Sheet Cookie Sheet
Wire Rack Wire Rack
Microwave-Safe Bowl Microwave-Safe Bowl
Microwave Microwave

Heat oven to 350°F. Remove wrappers from candies.


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).


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.

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.

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