My family has a long tradition of making LOTS of holiday cookies.
We have several different cookies we make each year –recipes that have been handed down from family and friends–and we bake large quantities, then give them away as gifts.
In fact, there are people that literally email or call to make sure they are still on the list each year… the cookies are that good!
Everyone has their favorites but these Hidden Chocolate Kiss Cookies are always a hit!
They look like a basic butter cookie with powdered sugar but … there’s a Hershey’s Kiss when you bite into this cookie!
My boys love them, especially when they first come out of the oven and the chocolate is still warm!
Recipe is from my Aunt’s friend years ago, they are super easy to make, which is a good thing since I usually make several batches each holiday season.
All you need is 7 ingredients….
Gluten-free all purpose flour (we use GF Jules – affiliate link), butter or dairy free butter, sugar, vanilla extract, chopped walnuts, Hershey’s Chocolate Kisses and confectioner’s sugar (also known as powdered sugar) to roll them in.
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Back to the Hidden Chocolate Kiss Cookies….
They are really fun for kids to make because the first thing you do is count out 40 Hersey’s kisses and unwrap them (and maybe eat a few..)
The dough itself comes together in about 5 minutes.
All you do is mix together the butter, sugar and vanilla. Then add and mix in the flour and walnuts. Couldn’t be easier!
Then you divided the dough into 40 pieces.
Roll a Hersey’s kiss inside each piece of dough and bake.
After cooling a bit, you roll in confectioner’s sugar.
Super easy! And fun for kids of all ages to make and to eat!
Hope you love them as much as we do!
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