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Christmas Blossom Cookies – Easy Christmas Cookies

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

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!

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 – nothing fancy, but they are simple, they are festive and they are delicious!

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You can make your own sugar cookie 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.

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How to Make Blossom Cookies

Blossom cookies are actually really easy to make. First, prepare your dough. Then, roll your dough into festive sprinkles or colored sugars. Bake according to package or recipe directions.

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As soon as you pull them out of the oven, add a candy kiss to the center. You can use regular chocolate Kisses or the white chocolate Hugs, or you can get even more festive and use some of the holiday flavors. (The peppermint ones are delicious!)

candy kiss in the middle of christmas cookies

Easy Christmas Blossom Cookies Recipe

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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, cookie
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1 Cookie
Calories 160 kcal


  • 1 pouch 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


  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
Calories 160
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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