This is your sign to start keeping a supply of HERSHEY’S KISSES Candies in your pantry, next to the sugar and cocoa. When you need a showstopping dessert idea or a fantastic cookie to make the fam smile, HERSHEY’S KISSES Chocolates will save the day in many versatile ways.
Creamy, smooth goodness in a tiny package, these bite-size morsels are a simple addition to your baking projects, and a whole lot of fun to create with. Hint: We love desserts with a hidden HERSHEY’S KISSES Chocolate inside to surprise and delight your tastebuds. What are you waiting for? Here’s 10 simple-yet-impressive baking ideas that include some of our favorite things to do with HERSHEY’S KISSES Candies.
These cookies might look simple, but this recipe is one you can use when you need to dazzle. The almond cookie exterior encases a hidden HERSHEY’S KISSES Chocolate with Almonds. Scoop your dough, wrap it around a chocolate, round each dough ball and allow the flavors to meld together in the oven. Top it off with powdered sugar for an effortless look. Make These Cookies
Show your affection with the grandest of gestures: this gorgeous homemade cake decorated with HERSHEY’S KISSES Chocolates! A decadent fudge torte is topped with a whimsical heart-shaped arrangement of chocolate and cherries, a rich flavor match made in heaven. When desserts are made with love, your loved ones will taste it. Perfect for birthdays, anniversaries, Valentine’s Day or anytime someone needs a little extra sweetness in their life. Try This Torte
Slice into deliciousness with this layered pound cake, featuring chocolatey goodness inside and out. This recipe is about re-imagining a frozen pound cake loaf into a decadent dessert. The chocolatey layers and topping are made from melted HERSHEY’S KISSES Candies, then topped with HERSHEY’S HUGS Candies that mirror the striped interior. This recipe comes together quick, then you can let it refrigerate until dessert time. Create This Pound Cake
Thumbprint cookies, or blossoms, meld two delicious flavors into one bite-sized treat. And in the case of these cookies, it’s rich chocolate and smooth caramel. Each brownie cookie is rolled in crunchy pecans, then topped with a HERSHEY’S KISSES Milk Chocolate Filled with Caramel secured with melted chocolate. Biting into the cookie releases the smooth caramel from the HERSHEY’S KISSES Candy and delighting your tastebuds all at the same time. Bake These Cookies
Are they cupcakes? Or brownies? These little treats may defy description, but put them on your table and your family and friends will see them for what they are: delicious expressions of love. Each brownie bite is made with velvety HERSHEY’S Cocoa and topped with a milk chocolate and white creme HERSHEY’S HUGS Candy. Garnish with powdered sugar and a drizzle of HERSHEY’S Syrup for the perfect bite every time. Bake These Bites
Some combinations are so universally adored that they stand the test of time. Like chocolate cupcakes with smooth vanilla frosting. But these cupcakes feature twice the chocolate with a HERSHEY’S KISSES Chocolate hidden inside and deliciously displayed on top. HERSHEY’S KISSES Milk Chocolates are a classic choice, but you can change it up with caramel, almond or Cookies ‘N’ Creme varieties! Bake Double Chocolate Cupcakes
These delightfully chocolatey coconut macaroons are chewy on the outside and melt-in-your-mouth on the inside, thanks to a hidden HERSHEY’S KISSES Milk Chocolate. For a crunchier, chewier shell, toast the coconut before adding it to the cookie batter. For a softer snowy-white exterior, use fresh coconut and skip the toasting step before you bake the cookies. Both ways yield undeniably delicious treats that taste like a flavor vacation for your tastebuds. Try Making Macaroons
These bite-sized snowballs feature a chocolate-toffee cookie exterior with a HERSHEY’S KISSES Candy center for a layered flavor adventure you’ll love. Pair with a cup of hot cocoa and you’ve got a seasonal snack that’ll warm hearts. These are perfect for adding a little texture and variety to your holiday cookie platters or make thoughtful homemade gifts. Get the Recipe
Rich brownie cookies are just the foundation of this flavorful treat. Top off each brownie bite with a HERSHEY’S KISSES Rose Foils Milk Chocolate Meltaway Candy, which is filled with even more chocolatey goodness and lots of love. These seasonal candies are available for Valentine’s Day but HERSHEY’S KISSES SPECIAL DARK Mildly Sweet Chocolate Candy would be a great substitute for baking these beauties anytime of year. Get the Recipe
You don’t have to be master chocolatier to create these luxurious truffles, but your friends and family will think you are a pro. This recipe yields decadent bites of chocolate and caramel with just four ingredients and 15 minutes of prep time. Each piece features melted HERSHEY’S KISSES Milk Chocolates and whipping cream surrounding a HERSHEY’S KISSES Milk Chocolate Filled with Caramel. You could also try these with HERSHEY’S KISSES Milk Chocolate with Almonds for a complex crunch. Try These Truffles
Baking gives you many ways to express your love and affection for those closest to you. Especially when you include HERSHEY’S KISSES and HUGS! These recipes are perfect for the holidays, celebrations or everyday enjoyment after dinner.