Add sweet swirls of white creme candy to these red velvet cake inspired blossoms with HERSHEY’S HUGS candies. These are classic blossom cookies with a few twists! The recipe helps you bake red velvet cake-like cookies with HERSHEY’S HUGS candies on top for the ultimate holiday dessert that also uses classic HERSHEY’S cocoa. Once cooled, bite into these rich cookies bursting with chocolate, white creme, cocoa, and red velvet flavors.They’re the perfect treats to help you say, “I love you,” on Valentine’s Day.
Heat oven to 350°F. Remove wrappers from candies.
Beat butter, 1 cup granulated sugar, egg, milk, red food color and vanilla in large bowl until well blended. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into butter mixture, beating until well blended.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in decorator's sugar. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until cookie is set (do NOT over bake). Remove from oven; cool 3 to 4 minutes. Press candy piece into center of each cookie. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.
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