Christmas In July

Chocolate Kiss Cookies

Chocolate Kiss Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1 ¼ cups butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 (14 oz.) package chocolate kiss candies

Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla; blend well. Stir in flour. Press dough from a cookie press 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets, using a star or other desired shaped cutter. Bake 375 degrees F for 10 minutes. Press a chocolate kiss in center of each warm cookie, point side up. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 6 dozen.

Tested in the THASC kitchen. Photo by THASC.

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Count Down To Christmas

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This recipe is great to make with little helpers.

Cookie Dough Bears

Ingredients:

  • 1 package (about 16 ounces) refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 1 cup uncooked quick oats
  • Mini semisweet chocolate chips

Method:

Let dough stand at room temperature 15 minutes. Combine dough and oats in medium bowl; beat with electric mixer at medium speed until blended. Cover and freeze 15 minutes.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly coat cookie sheets with nonstick cooking spray. For each bear, shape 1 (1 inch) ball for body and 1 (3/4 inch) ball for head. Place body and head together on cookie sheets; flatten slightly. Form 7 small balls for arms, legs, ears and nose; arrange on bear body and head. Place 2 chocolate chips on each head for eyes. Place 1 chocolate chip on each body for belly button.

Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on sheet 2 minutes. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

Makes about 9 cookies.

Tested in the THASC kitchen. Photo by THASC.

THASC is a unique small American business producing cards and other promotional products.   www.thasc.com