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KISSES Chocolate Chip Cookies


10 Min.
30 Min.
Skill Level:
48 cookies

There is more to this cookie than meets the eye. Find a chocolate candy surprise in each one of these HERSHEY'S KISSES Chocolate Chip Cookies! As if HERSHEY'S KISSES Candies weren't already delicious enough, we've devised a recipe to dress them up for any delicious occasion. With a layer of classic cookie dough on the outside and a chocolate drizzle over the top, your guests will never guess that there's a sweet chocolate center inside of each of these HERSHEY'S KISSES Chocolate Chip Cookies. Plus, if you add HERSHEY'S Mini Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips to your cookie mix, every bite will look even fancier than before.  HERSHEY'S KISSES Candies shine straight from the wrapper or nestled inside a dessert. Looking for another way to surprise your guests? Try this recipe for KISSES Magical Cookies.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
30 minutes
Bake Time
10 minutes
Cool Time
30 minutes


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Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven oven
mixing bowl mixing bowl
mixer mixer
measuring cup measuring cups
cookie sheet cookie sheet
wire rack wire rack
microwave microwave
bowl microwave-safe bowl

Heat oven to 375°F. Remove wrappers from chocolates.



Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla in large bowl until well blended. Add flour to butter mixture; blend until smooth. Stir in small chocolate chips. Mold scant tablespoon dough around each chocolate piece, covering completely. Shape into balls; place on ungreased cookie sheet.

Baking Tip

Try substituting almond extract for the vanilla extract.


Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Prepare Chocolate Drizzle; drizzle over each cookie.

Chocolate Drizzle: Place 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S Mini Chips Semi-Sweet Chocolate and 1 teaspoon shortening in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at medium (50%) 30 seconds; stir. If necessary, microwave at medium an additional 10 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth when stirred.

Note: Short on time? See our simple-step recipe!

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