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Candy Cane Kiss Cookies

Candy cane kiss cookies are a buttery, peppermint cookie with a peppermint Hershey's kiss on top!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: candy cane kiss cookies
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories: 167kcal


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 cup crushed candy canes or peppermint candies
  • 36-48 Hershey’s Candy Cane Kisses
  • cup white sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Line baking sheets with parchment paper or a silpat liner. Set aside.
  • In medium-sized mixing bowl, beat together butter, sugar, egg, vanilla, and peppermint extract until incorporated.
  • In a separate bowl stir together flour, baking soda, and salt until combined.
  • Add flour mixture, milk, and candy canes to wet ingredients and mix until combined.
  • Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in granulated sugar and place on cookie sheet.
  • Place cookies onto prepared cookie sheets 2 inches apart.
  • Bake cookies 8-10 minutes until edges are lightly browned. Remove from oven and let rest on pan 2-3 minutes. Place a candy Kiss into the center of each cookie.
  • Remove cookies from cookie sheets and place on wire rack to cool completely.


Sodium: 79mg | Calcium: 19mg | Vitamin A: 128IU | Sugar: 17g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 15mg | Cholesterol: 19mg | Calories: 167kcal | Saturated Fat: 4g | Fat: 6g | Protein: 2g | Carbohydrates: 27g | Iron: 1mg