Get into the spirit of the season with our Holiday Cookies on a Stick recipe. The HERSHEY'S Cocoa-infused dough makes these cookies soft and chewy, providing the perfect foundation for decorating. Gather the kids to help decorate with icing, sprinkles and colored sugar to make festive designs like trees, candy canes, stars and more. They're as fun to make as they are to eat!
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Heat oven to 350°F.
Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla in large bowl on medium speed of mixer until creamy. Add eggs; beat well. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until well blended.
Drop dough by scant 1/4 cupfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet, about 3 inches apart. Shape into balls. Insert wooden stick about three-fourths of the way into side of each ball. Flatten slightly.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. (Cookies will spread during baking). cool 3 minutes; using a wide spatula, carefully remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.
Spread with frosting, if desired. Decorate as desired with holiday motifs, such as a star, tree, candy cane, holly and Santa using decorating icing and garnishes. Makes about 18 (3-1/2 inch) cookies.
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