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HERSHEY'S KISSES Springtime Thumbprint Cookies

Use all different sprinkle and icing colors to make these thumbprint cookies with your kids. It's a fun family activity for spring, or any time of year!

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SKILL LEVEL : beginner

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories90
Calories from Fat35
Total Fat4 g6% DV
Saturated Fat2 g13% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol10 mg3% DV
Sodium50 mg2% DV
Total Carbohydrates13 g4% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars7 g
Protein1 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron2% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories90
Calories from Fat35
Total Fat4 g6% DV
Saturated Fat2 g13% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol10 mg3% DV
Sodium50 mg2% DV
Total Carbohydrates13 g4% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars7 g
Protein1 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron2% DV
  • 36 HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates filled with Vanilla Creme
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine , softened
  • 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Food color in desired color or colors
  • Decorating sugars to match cookie color
  • 1/3 cup vanilla ready-to-spread frosting or your favorite homemade vanilla frosting

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Remove wrappers from chocolates.
  • 2. Beat butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar in large bowl until well blended. Add egg, milk and vanilla. Beat until well blended. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; add to butter mixture, blending thoroughly.
  • 3. Divide dough into separate bowl for each color desired. Add desired food coloring to each bowl, mixing until color of dough is uniform. Form 36 equal balls (about 1 inch). Roll each ball in the matching sugar color. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Gently press thumb into ball forming indentation.
  • 4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Cool slightly; remove from pan to wire rack. Press thumb again into each indentation if needed. Cool completely.
  • 5. Divide and tint frosting to match cookie colors. Place about 1/2 teaspoon frosting in each indentation. Press chocolate piece onto each cookie. Makes 36 cookies.

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