KISSES Red Velvet Chocolate Blossoms Recipe

Red Velvet Chocolate Blossom Cookies

HERSHEY'S Blossom Cookies are just as sweet when you top them with a HERSHEY'S HUGS Candy. This recipe for cake-like red velvet cookies takes the classic cookie blossom shape and adds sweet swirls of white creme to everyone's favorite part of the cookie — the candy on top!

SKILL LEVEL
beginner
PREP
35 min
BAKE
9 min

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories80
Calories from Fat30
Total Fat3 g5% DV
Saturated Fat2 g10% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol10 mg3% DV
Sodium50 mg2% DV
Total Carbohydrates11 g4% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars8 g
Protein1 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron2% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories80
Calories from Fat30
Total Fat3 g5% DV
Saturated Fat2 g10% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol10 mg3% DV
Sodium50 mg2% DV
Total Carbohydrates11 g4% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars8 g
Protein1 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron2% DV
48 HERSHEY'S HUGS Brand Raspberry Flavored White Creme Candies or HERSHEY'S HUGS Brand Candies
1/2 cupbutter or margarine (1 stick) , softened
1 cupgranulated sugar
1 egg
1 tablespoonmilk
1 tablespoonred food color
1-1/2 teaspoonsvanilla extract
1-3/4 cupsall-purpose flour
1/4 cupHERSHEY'S Cocoa
1/2 teaspoonbaking soda
1/4 teaspoonsalt
2/3 cupwhite decorator's sugar or granulated sugar for rolling

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Remove wrappers from candies.
  • 2. Beat butter, 1 cup granulated sugar, egg, milk, red food color and vanilla in large bowl until well blended. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into butter mixture, beating until well blended.
  • 3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in decorator's sugar. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until cookie is set (do not over bake). Remove from oven; cool 3 to 4 minutes. Press candy piece into center of each cookie. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Makes about 48 cookies.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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