Chocolate Peppermint Blossoms

In this new twist on a classic cookie recipe, crushed candy canes blend with sugar cookie dough and are crowned with a chocolate candy. From Joan Cossette, Bake-Off® Monthly Challenge.

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  • prep time 50 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 36
 

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
3
candy canes (6 inch), unwrapped
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons sugar
36
Hershey's® Kisses® Brand milk chocolates or candy cane mint candies, unwrapped

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Place candy canes in food-storage plastic bag. Seal bag; crush with rolling pin or meat mallet. Stir or knead crushed candy and flour into cookie dough until well blended.
  • 2 Shape dough into 36 (1-inch) balls; roll in sugar. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove from oven; immediately top each cookie with 1 milk chocolate candy, pressing down firmly so cookie cracks around edge. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Place candy canes in food-storage plastic bag. Seal bag; crush with rolling pin or meat mallet. Stir or knead crushed candy and flour into cookie dough until well blended.
  • 2 Shape dough into 36 (1-inch) balls; roll in sugar. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove from oven; immediately top each cookie with 1 milk chocolate candy, pressing down firmly so cookie cracks around edge. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
90
(
Calories from Fat
30),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
45mg
45%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
The HERSHEY'S® KISSES® trademark and trade dress and the Conical figure and plume device are used under license.