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Candy Cane Blossom Cookies
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Candy Cane Blossoms

A soft cookie rolled in colored sugar with a peppermint candy in the middle, Candy Cane Blossoms are the perfect holiday cookie.


  • 1 bag Hershey's candy cane kisses, unwrapped
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • red and green colored sugar


  • Preheat over to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Remove wrappers from candies (about 35) . Spray a baking sheet with non-stick spray.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  • In a large bowl and using an electric mixer, beat the butter, sugar, vanilla, milk, and egg until well blended.
  • Add the flour mixture gradually to the butter mixture, beating well after each addition until blended.
  • Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Roll in red and/or green colored sugar. Place on prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake 8 - 10¬†minutes or until edges are lightly browned and cookies are set. Remove from oven; cool 2 to 3 minutes. Gently press candy piece into center of each cookie.¬† Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.¬†