Chocolate Kiss Cookies

Chocolate Kiss Cookies

Chocolate Kiss Cookies are chocolate cookies rolled in sprinkles and topped with a Hershey's chocolate candy kiss. This is a great holiday cookie for chocolate lovers.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate Kiss Cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 30
Author beckysbakingdelights


  • 1/2 cup (8 tbsp) unsalted butter, softened to room temp
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 large egg, room temp
  • 2 tbsp milk, whole or 2%
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup holiday sprinkles (non-pareils)
  • 30 Hershey's chocolate candy kiss, unwrapped


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line large baking sheet with parchment paper or add silicone baking mat. Set aside.

    2. In large bowl, blend together softened unsalted butter and brown sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed for 2 - 3 minutes.

    3. Add in egg, vanilla extract, and milk. Blend until combined.

    4. Add in flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt. Blend on low speed just until ingredients are combined.

    5. Roll dough into tablespoon-sized balls. Fill shallow bowl with holiday sprinkles and then proceed to roll balls into sprinkles.  Place on baking sheet at least two inches apart.

    6. Bake at 350 degrees F for 8 to 9 minutes only. Remove pan to wire rack and let cookies cool in pan for 1 to 2 minutes. Press unwrapped Hershey's candy kiss into center of cookie.

    7. Place baking sheet in freezer for 3 to 5 minutes to let candy harden. Remove pan from freezer and place cookies in airtight container.