Candy Cane Blossoms Recipe

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One of the cookies we bake every year without fail are Peanut Butter Blossoms. I’m sure you’re familiar with the peanut butter cookies with a hershey kiss in the middle.

When I saw this twist on a classic, I knew I had to try it out. It features a sugar cookie with a candy cane kiss in the middle. It adds a cool burst of mint, with crunchy candy cane pieces for texture.

I think it’ll become a new Christmas tradition in our household!

Candy Cane Blossoms Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 bag of Hershey's Candy Cane Kisses
  • 1/2 cup butter, 1 stick, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • Red and Green colored sugar(I used the kind you use to decorate sugar cookies.

Instructions

  • Preheat over to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Remove wrappers from candies (approx. 36)
  • Mix butter, sugar, vanilla, and egg in large bowl.
  • Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; add alternatively with water to butter mixture.
  • Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Roll in red and/or green colored sugar. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Bake 8 - 1o minutes or until edges are lightly browned and cookies is set.
  • Remove from oven; cool 2 to 3 minutes.(This is very important! I didn't wait on my first batch and they melted). Press candy piece into center of each cookie. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.
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Recipe Adapted from Baked Perfection .