Peanut Butter Oat Kiss Cookies
*1/2 cup Peanut Butter, plus 2 tablespoons
*2 tablespoons Butter, room temperature
*1/2 cup Brown Sugar
*1 Egg, room temperature
*1 Egg Yolk
*1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
*1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt
*1/4 teaspoon Baking Soda
*1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
*2 ounces Cream Cheese, room temperature
*3/4 cup Old Fashion Oatmeal, chopped in a food processor
*3/4 cup Instant Oatmeal, chopped in food processor
Cream together in a stand mixer on medium speed the peanut butter, butter, cream cheese and brown sugar. Then add the egg and yolk one at a time, mix just until combined.
Add the vanilla and salt, stir in.
Whisk together the oats, baking soda and baking powder in a bowl and stir into the creamed mixture until combined.
Refrigerate the dough for 20 to 30 minutes. Use a 1 tablespoon cookie scoop and scoop 12 cookies onto a Silpat covered 1/2 baking sheet.
Add upside down Hershey Kiss to the center each scooped cookie ball or dip a slightly wet fork in sugar and press into cookie ball making plus sign with the fork in each cookie dough ball.
Bake cookies at 350*F. for 9 to 10 minutes.