Monday, December 12, 2011

Candy Cane Blossoms #cookielove

I went to a recent cookie exchange recently and came back with some yummy cookies!  The cookies pictured above are Candy Cane Blossoms.  My friend Sara, over at brought them to the exchange!  She found the recipe HERE.

If you'd like to recreate these cookies, here is the recipe!


•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.