Celebrating National Peanut Butter Day

January 21, 2019

National Peanut Butter Day is January 24! Grab a spoonful of the tasty treat or pair with fruits and vegetables like apples and celery. There may be no butter way to celebrate National Peanut Butter Day than with a delicious recipe from DG Easy Meals. Visit DG Easy Meals at www.dollargeneral.com/easymeals for additional recipes and ideas. 

Peanut Butter Blossoms

  • 48 HERSHEY’S® KISSES® Brand Milk Chocolates
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup REESE’S® Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1/3 cup Clover Valley® Granulated Sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed light Clover Valley® Brown Sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbsp. milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups Clover Valley® All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp. Clover Valley® Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp. Clover Valley® Salt
  • Additional granulated sugar
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Remove wrappers from chocolates.
  2. Beat shortening and peanut butter in large bowl until well blended. Add 1/3 cup granulated sugar and brown sugar; beat until fluffy. Add egg, milk and vanilla; beat well. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into peanut butter mixture.
  3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in granulated sugar; place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  4. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately press a chocolate into center of each cookie; cookie will crack around edges. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.

About Dollar General Corporation 

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) is proud to serve as America’s neighborhood general store. Founded in 1939, Dollar General lives its mission of Serving Others every day by providing access to affordable products and services for its customers, career opportunities for its employees, and literacy and education support for its hometown communities. As of March 3, 2023, the company’s 19,147 Dollar General, DG Market, DGX and pOpshelf stores across the United States and Mi Súper Dollar General stores in Mexico provide everyday essentials including food, health and wellness products, cleaning and laundry supplies, self-care and beauty items, and seasonal décor from our high-quality private brands alongside many of the world’s most trusted brands such as Coca Cola, PepsiCo/Frito-Lay, General Mills, Hershey, J.M. Smucker, Kraft, Mars, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble and Unilever.  Learn more at DollarGeneral.com.

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