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Secret Kiss Cookies

Bite into this delicious sugar cookie for a secret surprise!

  • Prep Time: 25m
  • Cook Time: 15m
  • Total Time: 40m
  • Yield: 4.5 dozen cookies
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  • 1 c butter, softened
  • 1/2 c sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 c all-purpose flour
  • 1 c finely chopped walnuts
  • 54 milk chocolate kisses
  • 1 1/3 c confectioners sugar, divided
  • 2 tbsp. baking cocoa


  1. n a large bowl, cream butter, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy Gradually add flour and mix well. Fold in walnuts
  2. Refrigerate dough 2-3 hours or until firm
  3. Preheat oven to 375°
  4. Shape into 1-in. balls
  5. Flatten balls and place a chocolate kiss in the center of each; pinch dough together around kiss
  6. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets
  7. Bake 12 minutes or until set but not browned
  8. Cool 1 minute; remove from pans to wire racks
  9. Sift together 2/3 cup confectioners\' sugar and cocoa
  10. While cookies are still warm, roll half in cocoa mixture and half in remaining confectioners\' sugar
  11. Cool completely
  12. Store in an airtight container