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Cherry Kiss Cookies

Cherry Blossom Cookies are another tasty variety of Kiss cookies to make for the holidays. Pink and fruity with that classic chocolate drop!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cherry Kiss Cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 34
Calories 132kcal
Author Jen


  • 2 stick Butter softened
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Salt optional
  • 2 tsp Maraschino Cherry liquid
  • 2 drop Red Food Coloring
  • 1/4 tsp Almond Extract
  • 2 1/4 cup Flour
  • 10 oz Marischino Cherries chopped
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 36 unwrapped Hershey kisses


  • Preheat the oven to 350.
  • Place sugar in a shallow plate and set aside.
  • Remove cherries from liquid and chop. Reserve 2 teaspoons of liquid. Dry with paper towels.
  • Cream the butter with a mixer.
  • Gradually add powdered sugar and salt.
  • Add 2 teaspoons cherry liquid, red food coloring and almond extract and mix.
  • Gradually beat in flour until combined.
  • Fold in cherries.
  • Shape into 1" balls and roll in sugar plate to coat.
  • Place the balls on a baking sheet at least 2" apart.
  • Press gently down on center of cookie to slightly flatten.
  • Bake 8-10 minutes or until the bottoms are just beginning to brown.
  • Remove from oven and lightly press a kiss into the middle of each.
  • Transfer to a wire rack to cool.


Calories: 132kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 69mg | Potassium: 12mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 170IU | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg