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Hershey Kiss Cookies

Hershey Kiss Cookies are cute as a button and a double chocolate hit! The cocoa cookie is buttery and decadent with a chocolate Kiss on top.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Hershey Kiss Cookies
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Chill 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 15 cookies
Calories 211 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 1 cup white granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 egg room temperature
  • 1 egg yolk room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder unsweetened
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 20-24 chocolate kisses
  • 2 tablespoons white granulated sugar for rolling the cookies


  1. In a large bowl, beat 1 cup of sugar with butter with a hand mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy.
  2. Add egg, egg yolk, and vanilla, beat until combined. Stop Ince to scrape the bottom and sides of the bowl with a spatula.

  3. In another bowl, stir together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt.

  4. Add flour mixture little by little to the butter mixture, and beat until well combined.

  5. Cover the dough and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  7. Divide dough into 20-24 balls, about 1” big. Roll each ball in sugar and place onto a baking sheet covered with parchment paper. Cookies should be 2 inches apart.

  8. Bake 9-11 minutes or until lightly browned on the sides.
  9. Remove from the oven and cool 2-3 minutes and immediately press a Hershey kiss into the center of each cookie and transfer it to a cooling rack.

  10. Cool completely.

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Nutrition Facts
Hershey Kiss Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 211 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 42mg14%
Sodium 141mg6%
Potassium 73mg2%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 18g20%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 255IU5%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.