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A close up of four chocolate candy cane Hershey's kiss cookies with Christmas sprinkles on a glass platter
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Chocolate Candy Cane Kiss Cookies

Chocolate Candy Cane Kiss Cookies are pure bliss, a delicious chocolate brownie-like cookie, rolled in bright and beautiful sprinkles, and topped with a candy cane kiss. This festive cookie will be a scrumptious addition to any cookie tray!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate Candy Cane Kiss Cookies, christmas cookies
Servings: 28 cookies
Calories: 97kcal


  • ½ cup butter softened
  • cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 28 candy cane kisses
  • sprinkles of choice


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In standing mixer or large bowl, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add in egg, milk, and vanilla and beat until combined.
  • In another bowl whisk together flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt. Slowly add flour mixture into the butter mixture and beat until combined. Scrape down sides with spatula if needed.
  • Scoop out 1 tablespoon and form into round cookie dough balls. Roll in sprinkles, if desired, and completely cover dough ball. Repeat until all cookies are done.
  • Place on prepared baking sheet 2 inches apart and bake for 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Remove cookies and gently press candy kiss into center of each cookie.
  • Store in airtight container for 1 week.


This mixture is very sticky and can be chilled for 1 hour prior to baking if desired. This makes it a little easier to handle.
You can omit sprinkles if desired.


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 97kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 84mg | Potassium: 34mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 112IU | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg