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Chocolate Kiss Cookies

Yield Makes about 7 dozen
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!

Ingredients

  • 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

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

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

  4. 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.