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Holiday Cookies on a Stick Recipe

Holiday Cookies on a Stick

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 2-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • About 18 wooden ice cream sticks
  • 1 tub vanilla ready-to-spread frosting (optional)
  • Decorating icing in tube, colored sugar, candy sprinkles, HERSHEY'S MINI KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla in large bowl on medium speed of mixer until creamy. Add eggs; beat well. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until well blended.

  3. Drop dough by scant 1/4 cupfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet, about 3 inches apart. Shape into balls. Insert wooden stick about three-fourths of the way into side of each ball. Flatten slightly.

  4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. (Cookies will spread during baking.) cool 3 minutes; using a wide spatula, carefully remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.

  5. Spread with frosting, if desired. Decorate as desired with holiday motifs, such as a star, tree, candy cane, holly and Santa using decorating icing and garnishes. Makes about 18 (3-1/2 inch) cookies.