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Peppermint Kisses Cookies

These are a family favorite! So simple to make and the kids love to put the hershey kiss on top. Or in this case the peppermint kiss on top. Perfect for the Christmas season, or if you're in the mood for peppermint at anytime!

Peppermint Kiss Cookies Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups, Powdered Sugar
  • 1 cup, Butter (softened)
  • 1 tsp, Peppermint Extract
  • 1 tsp, Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Egg
  • 3 cups, Flour
  • 3 Candy Canes
  • 1 tsp, Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp, Salt
  • 1/2 cup, chopped Candy Cane Hershey Kisses
  • Sugar (to roll cookies in)
  • 36 Candy Cane Hershey Kisses (unwrapped)

Peppermint Kiss Cookies Directions

  1. Place candy canes in food processor and pulse until they are completely crushed.
  2. Make sure you have room in your refrigerator or freezer for your cookie sheet.
  3. Combine powdered sugar, butter, extracts and egg in large bowl.
  4. Beat until fluffy at medium speed.
  5. Combine flour, crushed candy canes, baking powder and salt in a separate bowl.
  6. Add flour mixture to wet mixture and beat until well blended (mixture will be kind of dry).
  7. Stir in chopped kisses.
  8. Shape dough into 1 inch balls; roll in granulated sugar.
  9. Place 1-inch apart on cookie sheet.
  10. Bake for 10-12 minutes in 350 oven until firm up and set.
  11. Remove from oven and immediately press a Candy Cane Kiss in the center of each cookie.
  12. Place cookie sheet into the freezer or refrigerator to keep kisses from melting.

This recipe makes about 3 dozen cookies.

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Peppermint Kisses Cookies

Peppermint Kisses Cookies

  • Author: Savings Lifestyle: Andrea
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups, Powdered Sugar
  • 1 cup, Butter (softened)
  • 1 tsp, Peppermint Extract
  • 1 tsp, Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Egg
  • 3 cups, Flour
  • 3 Candy Canes
  • 1 tsp, Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp, Salt
  • 1/2 cup, chopped Candy Cane Hershey Kisses
  • Sugar (to roll cookies in)
  • 36 Candy Cane Hershey Kisses (unwrapped)

Instructions

  1. Place candy canes in food processor and pulse until they are completely crushed.
  2. Make sure you have room in your refrigerator or freezer for your cookie sheet.
  3. Combine powdered sugar, butter, extracts and egg in large bowl.
  4. Beat until fluffy at medium speed.
  5. Combine flour, crushed candy canes, baking powder and salt in a separate bowl.
  6. Add flour mixture to wet mixture and beat until well blended (mixture will be kind of dry).
  7. Stir in chopped kisses.
  8. Shape dough into 1 inch balls; roll in granulated sugar.
  9. Place 1-inch apart on cookie sheet.
  10. Bake for 10-12 minutes in 350 oven until firm up and set.
  11. Remove from oven and immediately press a Candy Cane Kiss in the center of each cookie.
  12. Place cookie sheet into the freezer or refrigerator to keep kisses from melting.

About Andrea Deckard

Andrea Deckard is a personal finance expert and speaker. She lives by the following motto, "save on what you need so you can spend on what you want." She started Savings Lifestyle in 2008, and long-time readers remember the site as Mommy Snacks. Andrea is a go-to resource on frugal living for local news outlets such as WDTN, WGRR, and Cincinnati.com as well as national outlets like Good Morning America. She has also been featured in multiple national publications.

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