KISSES Red Velvet Chocolate Blossoms

Details

Time
1 hour 30 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
48 cookies

HERSHEY'S Blossom Cookies are just as sweet when you top them with a HERSHEY'S HUGS Candy. This recipe for cake-like red velvet cookies takes the classic cookie blossom shape and adds sweet swirls of white creme to everyone's favorite part of the cookie - the candy top!

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
35 minutes
Bake Time
9 minutes
Cool Time
30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup

    butter or margarine (1 stick), softened

  • 1 cup

    granulated sugar

  • 1

    egg

  • 1 Tbsp

    milk

  • 1 Tbsp

    red food color

  • 1 1/2 tsps

    vanilla extract

  • 1 3/4 cups

    all-purpose flour

  • 1/4 cup
  • 1/2 tsp

    baking soda

  • 1/4 tsp

    salt

  • 2/3 cup

    white decorator's sugar or granulated sugar for rolling

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

Directions

Equipment Needed 

Oven
Oven
Mixing Bowl
Mixing Bowl
Mixer
Mixer
 Bowl
Bowl
Measuring Cups
Measuring Cups
Rubber Scraper
Rubber Scraper
Cookie Sheet
Cookie Sheet
Wire Rack
Wire Rack
1

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

2

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.

3

Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in decorator's sugar. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.

4

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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