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Chocolate Kiss Valentine’s Day Cookies

This week I invited Cayce and Kim over to do some baking to get ready for Valentine’s Day.  While Cayce has been dubbed the Valentine’s Day Grinch, it is my favorite holiday – and always has been. The way some people are about Christmas – is how I am about Valentine’s Day.  I am a hopeless romantic that loves nothing more than to spend an entire day celebrating being totally, utterly in love with love. What could be better than that!?

The first treat we made was Chocolate Kiss Valentine’s Day Cookies.  And yes, they taste as good as they look … especially warm! The ooey gooeyness of the Hershey kiss with the crunch of the sprinkles… total chocolate perfection.

hershey kiss cookies

Chocolate Hershey Kiss Valentine’s Cookies

hershey kiss cookies 2Ingredients:

  • 1 c all purpose flour
  • 1/3 c cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 2/3 c sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 c Valentine’s sprinkles
  • Hershey Kisses, unwrapped

Directions:

In a bowl, combine flour, cocoa and salt and set aside.  In your mixer beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy – about two minutes. Add egg yolk, milk, and vanilla and mix well.  Slowly add in flour mixture until combined. Cover and refrigerate dough until firm – at least one hour. Roll chilled dough into one inch balls and then into sprinkles – covering entire outside of dough. Place balls on a cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.  Gently use your thumb to press down the center of the ball to make a small indentation.  Place back into refrigerator for about 15 minutes. Bake at 350* until set – about 12 minutes. After removing cookies from oven, immediately place a Hershey Kiss in the center of each cookie. Remove to a cooling rack to cool. Enjoy!

hershey valentines cookie

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hershey valentines cookies


Comments

  1. They look utterly adorable. I’m just so thankful we live far enough apart that I can’t just pop round and eat them ALL!!! They’d be gone in no time!!!

  2. Those look AMAZING! I wonder if I could make them with a vanilla cookie?

    Pinning them!

  3. They came out so pretty. Almost too pretty to eat, but chocolate is chocolate. Yum.

  4. Wow – these ook great. I love how much the sprinkles pop off of the dark brown of the chocolate.

  5. These are so cute! I need to pin them and make them for my 6 year old son who has a chocolate obsession.

  6. These look fantastic!! (and delicious)

  7. Making these cookies with you was the best Valentine’s thing I’ve ever done! :)

  8. These turned out very cute. Bet my kids would love them!

  9. Oh these are just so cute!!

  10. These are adorable. Your photos rock! Thanks for the recipe!

  11. Robin Rue (@massholemommy) says:

    Those sound so good. I definitely need to try these.

  12. I’m loving the look of these! They are so cute and I bet they are very tasty.

  13. Aww. Those are too cute! I’ve got to make some of these for my sons this Valentine’s Day.

  14. These are absolutely adorable! How perfect for Valentine’s Day class parties.

  15. Those are gorgeous! And probably very, very tasty! i want some now!!

  16. What pretty and sweet looking cookies for Valentine’s Day. I’ll have to try this with my kids, the love Hershey Kisses!

  17. Oh my gosh, these look so delicious! My son would love to help make these. I am going to force myself to wait closer to the holiday, but I think we will be making these! BTW, where did you get the heart cutout sprinkles. I love them!!

  18. Catherine S says:

    These look so good. I will have to make them for my husband on Valentine’s Day.

  19. These turned out super cute! I’ll have to try these!

  20. Ann Bacciaglia says:

    These are adorable. I will have to make up a batch this weekend. The kids will love them.

  21. These look so good,I have been trying not to think of valentines but I can make the exception when it comes to anything like this.

  22. I love the sprinkles! Such a fun and festive cookie

  23. That is such a cute cookie. I think I could make that for my sons Valentine’s day party.

  24. These are so pretty. I was just saying that I wanted to make these type of cookies more often.

  25. These are too cute! I am so making these for my husband this year!

  26. Awe! Those are almost too cute to eat. ALMOST! I’d surely have the whole batch scarfed down in no time ;)

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