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Gingerbread Kiss Cookies

Gingerbread Kiss Cookies combine your favorite chewy cookies with striped chocolate kisses for a fun twist on a classic. Make these delicious cookies and add to your holiday cookie exchange this year.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gingerbread kiss cookies
Servings: 24
Calories: 300kcal
Author: Jill


  • 3/4 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 3/4 C packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 C molasses
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 C flour
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp all spice spice
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 container white sanding sugar
  • 1 bag chocolate stripped Hersey Kisses


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line two baking sheets with parchment paper
  • In a large bowl, mix together your flour, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, baking soda, and salt. 
  • Using another bowl or stand mixer, beat together the brown sugar and butter until light and fluffy.  Mix in the molasses, egg, and vanilla extract. 
  • Now, you will add in the dry ingredients gradually until the dough forms. 
  • Pour your sanding sugar into a bowl, and form small balls of cookie dough then roll them in the sanding sugar. 
  • Place the cookie dough balls on the prepared baking sheets, then bake for 8-10 minutes.  
  • Pull from the oven and allow them to cool for 2-3 minutes before adding a Hershey's kiss into the center.
  • Allow them to cool completely before serving.  


Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 107mg | Potassium: 216mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 187IU | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 2mg