Cherry Chocolate Kiss Cookies

These Cherry Chocolate Kiss Cookies area delicious recipe – perfect for your Christmas desserts table.

These Cherry Chocolate Kiss Cookies area delicious recipe - perfect for your Christmas desserts table.

Cherry and chocolate go hand in hand so these Cherry Chocolate Kiss Cookies are like the perfect dessert, especially for the holiday season thanks to their pretty red colour.

 

Ingredients:
1 cup slightly softened Butter
1 cup Powdered Sugar
2 tsp Maraschino Cherry liquid
Red Food Colouring
1/4 tsp Vanilla
2 1/4 cup Flour
10 oz jar Maraschino Cherries
2 tbsp Sugar
36 unwrapped Hershey kisses
Directions:
Preheat the oven to 325.
Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.

Cherry Chocolate Kiss Cookies
Remove cherries from liquid and chop. Reserve 2 teaspoons of liquid.
Cream the butter with a mixer.
Gradually add powdered sugar.
Add 2 teaspoons cherry liquid, red food colouring to reach desired shade and vanilla and mix.
Gradually add flour and mix until combined.
Add cherries and mix until distributed.

 

Cherry Chocolate Kiss Cookies
Shape into 1″ balls and place the balls on a prepared sheet leaving space all around.
Press gently down on centre of cookie to flatten.
Sprinkle each with a sugar.
Bake 12-15 minutes or until the bottoms are beginning to brown.
Remove from oven and lightly press a kiss into the middle of each.
Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

 

 

Cherry Chocolate Kiss Cookies
Ingredients
  • 1 cup slightly softened Butter
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 2 tsp Maraschino Cherry liquid
  • Red Food Coloring
  • 1/4 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 2 1/4 cup Flour
  • 10 oz jar Marischino Cherries
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 36 unwrapped Hershey kisses
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 325.
  2. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Remove cherries from liquid and chop. Reserve 2 teaspoons of liquid.
  4. Cream the butter with a mixer.
  5. Gradually add powdered sugar.
  6. Add 2 teaspoons cherry liquid, red food coloring to reach desired shade and vanilla and mix.
  7. Gradually add flour and mix until combined.
  8. Add cherries and mix until distributed.
  9. Shape into 1" balls and place the balls on a prepared sheet leaving space all around.
  10. Press gently down on center of cookie to flatten.
  11. Sprinkle each with a sugar.
  12. Bake 12-15 minutes or until the bottoms are beginning to brown.
  13. Remove from oven and lightly press a kiss into the middle of each.
  14. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

Created for Frugal Mom Eh by Jen

 

9 thoughts on “Cherry Chocolate Kiss Cookies

  1. This is a very interesting recipe, I agree it is a very pretty color. I would love to try this recipe with strawberries. Thank you for sharing this post.

  2. made these, made a second batch with green food color looks so festive….wish i made them all green, with the red cherries so pretty

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