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KISSES Candy Cane Blossoms


1 hour 30 minutes
Skill Level
48 cookies

Try this HERSHEY'S KISSES Candy Cane Blossoms recipe any time of year by rolling the cookie dough in different colored sprinkles. HERSHEY’S KISSES Candy Cane Mint Candies look great in holiday colors, but they also go well with red, white and blue for the Fourth of July or pink for Valentine's Day. The possibilities for this candy cane blossoms recipe are endless!  Make candy cane blossoms for any gathering or occasion that could use a sweet, minty treat. The minty goodness doesn't have to stop there. These HERSHEY'S KISSES Candy Peppermint Brownie Drops are the perfect bite of peppermint and chocolate.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes
Bake Time
9 minutes
Cool Time
30 minutes


  • 48
    HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Candy Cane Mint Candies
  • 1/2 cup
    butter or margarine (1 stick), softened
  • 1 cup
    granulated sugar
  • 1
  • 1-1/2 tsps
    vanilla extract
  • 2 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 Tbsps
  • 1/3 cup
    granulated sugar red or green sugar crystals, granulated sugar or powdered sugar for rolling

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven oven
large mixing bowl mixing bowl
mixer mixer
cookie sheet cookie sheet
wire rack wire rack

Heat oven to 350°F. Remove wrappers from candies.


Beat butter, granulated sugar, egg and vanilla in large bowl until well blended. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; add alternately with milk to butter mixture, beating until well blended.


Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in red sugar, granulated sugar, powdered sugar or a combination of any of the sugars. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.


Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned and cookie is set. Remove from oven; cool 2 to 3 minutes. Press a candy piece into center of each cookie. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Makes about 48 cookies.

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