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Chocolate Peppermint Kiss Cookies

Chocolate Peppermint Kiss Cookies are chewy chocolate cookies topped with a peppermint candy Hershey's Kiss.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24
Calories: 188kcal
Author: Lauren Allen


  • 1 cup butter , softened
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 24 Hershey's peppermint kiss candies


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  • In a large bowl combine the butter and sugar and beat until light and fluffy. 
  • Add the eggs and vanilla and beat until well combined.
  •  Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda, salt; add to the bowl with the wet ingredients. 
  • Drop dough by rounded teaspoons onto a parchment lined cookie sheet. 
  • Bake for about 10 minutes or just until set. (Cookies may appear soft but will set up after removing them from the oven to cool for a few minutes.) 
  • Place a peppermint kiss in the center of each cookie.


Calories: 188kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 135mg | Potassium: 54mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 255IU | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 0.9mg