Candy Cane Blossoms Recipe

 


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.

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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
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Ingredients
  • 1 bag of Hershey's Candy Cane Kisses
  • ½ cup butter(1 stick), softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • Red and Green colored sugar(I used the kind you use to decorate sugar cookies.
Instructions
  1. Preheat over to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Remove wrappers from candies (approx. 36)
  2. Mix butter, sugar, vanilla, and egg in large bowl.
  3. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; add alternatively with water to butter mixture.
  4. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Roll in red and/or green colored sugar. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake 8 - 1o minutes or until edges are lightly browned and cookies is set.
  6. 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.

Recipe Adapted from Baked Perfection .