Chocolate Kiss Cookies

Southern Living
To make these ever-popular butter cookies, top cookies with a chocolate candy kiss while they're still warm. Buy an extra-large bag of the chocolate kiss candy so you'll have enough to make the cookies!
Makes about 7 dozen

Ingredients

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1 cup butter, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 cup vegetable oil
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
5 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
84 milk chocolate kisses, unwrapped

Preparation

Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy; add powdered and granulated sugars, beating well. Add eggs, oil, vanilla, and lemon juice, beating until blended.

Combine flour and next 3 ingredients; gradually add to sugar mixture, beating until blended.

Shape dough into 1-inch balls, and place about 2 inches apart on lightly greased baking sheets.

Bake, in batches, at 350° for 9 to 11 minutes or until set. (Do not brown.) After baking, immediately place one unwrapped milk chocolate kiss in center of each cookie, and cool.

Created date

November 2003