Mini-Kisses Thumbprint Cookies

1 cup butter or margarine, softened

1 1/3 cups sugar

2 egg yolks

1/4 cup milk

2 tsp vanilla extract

2 cups all-purpose flour

2/3 cup Cocoa

1/2 tsp salt

1 can vanilla frosting

Green and red food coloring

Hershey’s Mini Kisses Semi-Sweet Baking Pieces

1. Beat butter, sugar, egg yolks, milk, and vanilla until fluffy. Combine flour, cocoa, and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until well blended. Refrigerate dough about 2 hours or until firm enough to handle.

2. Heat oven to 350. Lightly grease cookie sheet. Shape dough into 1 1/8 inch balls. Roll in granulated sugar; place on prepared cookie sheet. Press thumb in center of each cookie.

3. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack; cool 10 minutes. Divide frosting into three parts. Leave one part plain; add red food color to one part and green food color to remainder. Spoon heaping 1/4 teaspoon desired color frosting into each thumbprint. Gently press 3 mini kisses on each.

About 3 1/2 dozen cookies.

One comment on “Mini-Kisses Thumbprint Cookies

  1. Pingback: Christmas Cookie Tuesday #3–Mini-Kisses Thumbprint Cookies | Teresa's Thoughts for Today

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