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Candy Cane Blossom Cookies Recipe

Candy Cane Blossom Cookies Recipe

During the weeks before Christmas, I love spending hours in my kitchen baking cookies. A few years ago I stumbled across a beautiful recipe for candy cane blossoms from Baked Perfection. I wanted to make the gorgeous red and green cookies but had had trouble finding the Hershey’s Candy Cane Kisses. This year while shopping for Thanksgiving ingredients, I found some at Walmart and was finally able to make the festive cookies!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup of softened butter
  • 1 cup of white sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons of milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups of whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda
  • red and green colored sugar
  • Hershey’s Candy Cane Kisses

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°.
  2. Unwrap the Hershey’s Candy Cane Kisses.
  3. Beat together the butter, sugar, vanilla, egg, and milk in a large bowl.
  4. Combine the flour, baking soda, and salt in a separate bowl.
  5. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients until well blended.
  6. Roll the cookie dough into 1-inch balls.
  7. Roll the dough balls in the red or green colored sugar.
  8. Place the sugared dough balls on an ungreased or parchment-lined baking sheet.
  9. Bake the cookies for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  10. Press a Hershey’s Candy Cane Kiss into the center of each baked cookie.
  11. Allow the cookies to cool completely.
  12. Store the candy cane blossom cookies in an airtight container.

Sugaring the Cookie Dough Balls for the Candy Cane Blossom Cookies Baked Candy Cane Blossom Cookie Dough

Putting the Candy Cane Kisses on the Candy Cane Blossom Cookies Baked Candy Cane Blossom Cookies

Finished Candy Cane Blossom Cookies Candy Cane Blossom Cookies

Image Credits

Candy Cane Blossom Cookies Recipe © 2016 Heather Johnson
Sugaring the Cookie Dough Balls for the Candy Cane Blossom Cookies © 2016 Heather Johnson
Baked Candy Cane Blossom Cookie Dough © 2016 Heather Johnson
Putting the Candy Cane Kisses on the Candy Cane Blossom Cookies © 2016 Heather Johnson
Baked Candy Cane Blossom Cookies © 2016 Heather Johnson
Finished Candy Cane Blossom Cookies © 2016 Heather Johnson
Candy Cane Blossom Cookies © 2016 Heather Johnson

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