Candy Cane Kisses Cookies – Christmas Cookie Week #christmascookies

Welcome to Christmas Cookie Week 2013! This year, 8 bloggers have come together to share a daily recipe for yummy and delicious cookies that we hope will inspire you during this season of Christmas baking!

We come from different parts of Canada, with one friend joining us from Alabama, but we all share a joy of baking which makes for love…fresh from the oven!

Christmas Cookie Week Collage 13

Angie from Echoes of Laughter

Julie from Sober Julie

Stacey from This Lil’ Piglet

Joann from Women In Real Life

Jo-Anna from A Pretty Life In The Suburbs

Grace from Sense & Simplicity

Donna From An Anglo In Quebec

Ricki Jill from Art@Home

Today I’ve chosen a super-simple Christmas cookie to share with you all. It is a recipe which comes from Hershey’s Kitchen that my family asks for because they adore the lovely flavours.

Hershey’s Candy Cane Kisses Cookies:

Candy Cane Kisses Cookies


  • 48 HERSHEY’S KISSES Brand Candy Cane Mint Candies
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • Red or green sugar crystals, granulated sugar or powdered sugar


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Remove wrappers from candies.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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. About 4 dozen cookies.


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10 Responses

  1. Aw, these are so cute! And they serve the double duty of treat and decoration! We love anything mint flavored, so these would be a hit in our home.

    YAY for #ChristmasCookies week!!!

    I can’t wait to see what you’ve baked for tomorrow!

    Ricki Jill

  2. These are so cute and festive! I’ve made similar cookies with peanut butter, but yours look so much better! Adding this to my Holiday baking list!!

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