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Peppermint Kiss Cookies

Author Jen


  • 1 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1 cup softened Butter
  • 1 tsp Peppermint Extract
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Egg
  • 3 cup 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 unwrapped Candy Cane Hershey Kisses


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