The ‘Gate Plate: Kiss Kiss Cookies

These are my favorite cookies to bake for my friends because they are both super easy and super delicious! The short cook and prep time make them a fun, quick activity for a weekend afternoon or even a study break.

SERVES: 10 people

PREP TIME: 10 minutes

COOK TIME:  10 minutes

EASY TIPS: You can substitute peanut butter for almond butter or sun butter for a different cookie!


  • ½ cup softened butter
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • ⅓ cup granulated sugar
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup milk
  • Splash of vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups of flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Dash of salt
  • Extra granulated sugar for rolling cookie dough 
  • One pack of Hershey’s kisses, or other chocolate candies of your choice


  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Prepare a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or aluminum foil.
  2. Beat butter and peanut butter in a large bowl until well blended.
  3. Add granulated sugar and brown sugar and beat until fluffy. 
  4. Add egg, milk and vanilla to sugar and peanut butter; mix and beat well. 
  5. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt in a separate bowl.
  6. Add flour mixture to wet ingredients and mix until just combined.
  7. Roll dough into small balls. Roll in granulated sugar; place on prepared baking sheets.
  8. Bake for about 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  9. Press a chocolate into the center of each cookie. The cookie will form little cracks around the edges.
  10. ENJOY!