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Christmas Blossom Cookies

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These Christmas blossom cookies are a fun and delicious way to spread some holiday cheer!  Made with your favorite sugar cookie dough, Christmas decorations and a Hershey’s Kiss, these cookies are irresistible!

In our home, the holiday season is baking season.  I love all of the fun twists on classic recipes you can make during this time of year – Candy Cane Chocolate Fudge, Shortbread Christmas Tree Cookies, Waffle Cone Christmas Trees and more! These Christmas Blossom Cookies are a fun way to get into the holiday spirit! They are bright and colorful, and super easy to make!

blossom cookies decorated for Christmas

Easy Christmas Cookies

I’m not sure what bug bit me this holiday season, but I am baking more this year than ever before! Yesterday the kids and I were in the mood for some cookies, but I wasn’t in the mood to go to the store, so we were limited in making something that we already had the ingredients for.

I needed something easy, but something the kids could have fun with. These Christmas blossom cookies were perfect.  They look fancy, but they are simple, festive and they are delicious!  They only take minutes to prepare so they’ll be ready to serve in no time!

ingredient for making these easy Christmas cookies

How To Make Christmas Blossoms

Dough – The first thing you’ll need to make is the sugar cookie dough.  You can make your own dough, or buy some store-bought dough (no judging here!) If using store-bought, I prefer using the Betty Crocker sugar cookie mix that comes in a bag – it just tastes the best to me. If you’re looking for a homemade version, here is my  favorite homemade Sugar Cookies.

balls of sugar cookie dough that have been rolled in Christmas decorations

Decorate Them – Next, roll your sugar cookie dough into festive sprinkles or colored sugars to give your blossoms their Christmas look.

Bring The Heat – Bake the Christmas cookie blossoms according to cookie dough package or the recipe’s directions.

freshly baked Christmas blossom cookies on a baking sheet

Hershey’s Kiss – As soon as you pull them out of the oven, add a Hershey’s kiss to the center of each cookie. You can use regular chocolate Kisses or the white chocolate Hugs.  You can also get even more festive and use some of the holiday flavors that are in stores this time of year. If you need a recommendation, the peppermint ones are delicious!

Serve – These Christmas blossom cookies are perfect to enjoy with a mug of Gingerbread Hot Chocolate.  They are so easy, you can make a batch for a Holiday Cookie Exchange or neighbor gifts.

Hershey's kisses in the middle of Christmas cookies

More Easy Holiday Cookie Recipes

Don’t forget to leave us a comment below and let us know how you liked them.  We’d also love to see your holiday cookie creations.  Snap a picture of your Christmas cookie blossoms and tag us on social media so we can see all of the beautifully decorated cookies you made.  Happy holidays!

 

blossom cookies decorated for Christmas
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Christmas Blossom Cookies

These Christmas blossom cookies are a fun and delicious way to spread some holiday cheer! 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword christmas
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 24 Cookies
Calories 144 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 package Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix ingredients called for on cookie mix pouch.
  • 3 tablespoons colored sugar
  • 36 Hershey's® Kisses® Brand chocolates (any variety) unwrapped

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. In medium bowl, make dough as directed on pouch.
  3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in colored sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately press candy kisses in center of each cookie. Remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  5. Serve with some hot cocoa and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

*To make colored sugar, add 2 drops of food coloring to 3 tbsp of sugar and mix with a spoon until the color is evenly distributed. Add more sugar or food coloring to get the desired color.

Nutrition Facts
Christmas Blossom Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 Cookie)
Calories 144
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

a pile of Hershey's kisses Christmas cookies

 

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