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Your family’s favorite cookie recipe just got some new company! Hershey’s iconic Peanut Butter Blossom Cookie, topped with a HERSHEY’S KISSES Milk Chocolate Candy, is a mainstay in many family households all year round. To showcase its flavorful versatility, we’ve put together a short list of some of our favorite HERSHEY’S KISSES cookies and peanut butter blossoms variations.

Try these HERSHEY’S KISSES cookies variations today.

Helping Grandma mix the cookie dough, standing on a step stool to put a piece of candy in the middle: Peanut butter blossoms are a cherished part of our fondest baking memories. Now you can make the tradition your own with eight twists on this classic cookie. Explore blossom variations like caramel, mint chocolate and coconut macaroon! Top with different HERSHEY’S KISSES Candies, and these unique twists on the classic peanut butter blossom cookie are sure to please.

1. KISSES Butter-Nut Blossoms

 KISSES Butter Nut Blossoms

Instead of a peanut butter batter, our KISSES Butter-Nut Blossoms are sprinkled with crushed nuts. Try this recipe with your choice of almonds, walnuts or pecans. These beauties are equally delicious next to an elegant feast or right off the baking pan.


2. KISSES Coconut Macaroon Blossoms

KISSES Coconut Macaroon Blossoms

Chewy macaroons serve as the base for this fun version of blossom cookies. Enjoy the delectable combination of refreshingly sweet coconut and smooth milk chocolate. Your guests will love how the coconut flakes get toasty in the oven!


3. Cookie Trio

Cookie Trio

This recipe is three in one: a vanilla dough, a chocolate dough and a marbled dough. Make them all for one picture-perfect cookie assortment. Then complete the theme by topping each cookie with a HERSHEY'S HUGS Milk Chocolate in White Creme Candy.


4. Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Change it up by making your blossom cookies chocolate instead. But don’t stop there! Roll dough in crushed nuts, press in a thumbprint and top each cookie with vanilla frosting and a HERSHEY'S KISSES Milk Chocolate Candy. Then (don’t skip this step) taste the perfection.


5. KISSES Peppermint Brownie Drops

KISSES Peppermint Brownie Drops

Here’s a peppermint twist for the holidays! These chocolate cookie-shaped brownies are topped with alternating milk chocolate and HERSHEY'S KISSES Candy Cane Candies. Roll them in powdered sugar for a magical “snow” effect.


6. HERSHEY'S KISSES Cookies 'N Creme Blossom Cookies

HERSHEY'S KISSES Cookies 'N Creme Blossom Cookies

Make a batch of these blossoms for your friend who loves cookies ‘n’ cream! A sugar cookie base with mini chocolate chips gets topped with HERSHEY'S KISSES COOKIES ‘N’ CREME Candy. This unexpected but oh-so-welcome take on a classic will make any day feel like a holiday.


7. Caramel Thumbprint Cookies

Caramel Thumbprint Cookies

There's gooey caramel hidden inside these cookie creations … and that’s not the only surprise! Brownie mix actually goes into the batter of these delicious variations on the chocolate thumbprint cookie. Roll them in crushed nuts for a cookie that looks as fancy as a truffle.


8. Easy KISSES Peanut Butter Blossoms

Easy KISSES Peanut Butter Blossoms

How to improve on a smooth and sugary peanut butter cookie topped with a HERSHEY’S KISSES Chocolate? More chocolate, that’s how! Here we’ve kicked up the flavor by adding rich HERSHEY’S Cocoa directly into the batter.


Start your own cookie tradition with Hershey.

The best kind of cookies have a HERSHEY’S KISSES Milk Chocolate Candy on top. And they’ve got to be fun to make, too. That’s why our recipes are such a cherished part of many families’ baking traditions. But these peanut butter blossom variations are just the beginning! Enjoy experimenting in the kitchen and putting your own twist on things. For more heartwarming ideas, explore our complete collection of cookie recipes.