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Hershey Kiss Cookie Recipe

Hershey kiss cookies are the perfect combination of shortbread with a sweet chocolate center.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate, cookies, shortbread
Servings: 32 Cookies
Calories: 116kcal
Author: Jane and Sonja
Cost: 12


  • 1 cup unsalted butter room temp
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 32 Hershey Kisses unwrapped
  • Additional powdered sugar for rolling


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a stand mixer add the butter, 1/2 cup powdered sugar, and vanilla. Mix on medium speed until light and fluffy.
  • Carefully add flour mixture, 1 cup at a time, to the butter mixture. Mix until the dough comes together.
  • Using a small ice cream scoop, scoop balls of dough. Take 1 dough ball at a time and flatten it out with your hand. Place a Hershey Kiss chocolate in the center. Roll the dough back into a ball.
  • Place the rolled Hershey Kiss cookies on the baking sheet, about 2 inches apart.
  • Bake cookies for 8-10 minutes until the bottoms start to become golden brown.
  • Remove from the oven and cool for just 5-10 minutes.
  • In a small bowl add your powdered sugar, then roll each cookie in the sugar until coated.


Calories: 116kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 41mg | Potassium: 11mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 177IU | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg