Chocolate Kiss Cookies

Emma

Food Blogger | Recipe Enthusiast🍲
Easy Chocolate Kiss Cookies

Chocolate Kiss Cookies are the epitome of holiday cheer, combining the rich taste of cocoa with the sweet surprise of a Hershey’s Kiss.

Perfect for family gatherings, these cookies are not only a treat for the taste buds but also a delightful activity to engage in with loved ones.

For another sweet treat, try our easy Chocolate Covered Pretzel Rods recipe

Chocolate Kiss Cookies Ingredients

  • 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 cup Dutch Process or Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 cup Unsalted Butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Egg Yolk, at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 3/4 cup Nonpareil Sprinkles
  • 25 Hershey’s Kisses, unwrapped
Chocolate Kiss Cookies

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Whisk together the flour, cocoa, and salt in a medium bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat the butter until smooth. Add sugar and continue to beat until creamy.
  4. Mix in the egg yolk, milk, and vanilla extract.
  5. Combine the dry and wet ingredients, mixing until a dough forms.
  6. Shape the dough into small balls, roll them in sprinkles, and place on the baking sheets.
  7. Bake for 9-12 minutes. The cookies should be soft in the center.
  8. Press a chocolate kiss into the center of each cookie while they are still warm.
  9. Cool the cookies completely on a wire rack.

Notes

  • Store cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to one week.
  • For a festive twist, use colored sprinkles or different flavors of Hershey’s Kisses.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 101 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 13g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Fat: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 19mg
  • Sodium: 29mg
  • Potassium: 33mg
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 8g
  • Vitamin A: 124IU
  • Calcium: 15mg
  • Iron: 1mg

FAQs

Q1: Can I use regular cocoa powder instead of Dutch process? A: Yes, regular unsweetened cocoa powder can be used, but Dutch process cocoa offers a richer flavor.

Q2: How long can these cookies be stored? A: These cookies can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week.

Q3: Can I make the dough in advance? A: Yes, the dough can be made ahead and refrigerated for up to 3 days before baking.

Enjoy baking these delightful Chocolate Kiss Cookies, a perfect treat to spread joy and sweetness during the holiday season!

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Easy Chocolate Kiss Cookies

Chocolate Kiss Cookies

Indulge in the festive delight of Chocolate Kiss Cookies, a perfect blend of rich cocoa and sweet Hershey’s Kisses. These cookies are a holiday favorite, sure to add sparkle to your dessert table.

  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 25 cookies 1x

Ingredients

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Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Whisk flour, cocoa, and salt in a bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat butter, then add sugar. Mix in egg yolk, milk, and vanilla.
  4. Combine dry and wet ingredients. Form into balls, roll in sprinkles, and place on sheets.
  5. Bake 9-12 minutes. Press a chocolate kiss into each warm cookie.
  6. Cool on a wire rack.

Notes

  • Store in an airtight container for up to a week.
  • Try different sprinkle colors or Hershey’s Kiss flavors for variety.
  • Author: Emma
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Desserts
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 cookie
  • Calories: 101 kcal
  • Sugar: 8g
  • Sodium: 29mg
  • Fat: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Unsaturated Fat: .
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 13g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 19mg

Keywords: Chocolate, Cookies, Holiday Treat, Hershey’s Kisses