Magical Mint Kiss Cookies


  • 1 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 48 chocolate mint kisses
  • Powdered sugar


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Beat butter, sugar, and vanilla in a large bowl until creamy. Stir together flour and cocoa; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until blended. 
  2. Mold scant tablespoon dough around each chocolate mint kiss, covering completely. Shape into balls. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes or until set. Cool about 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. 
  3. Cool completely. Roll in powdered sugar. Roll in sugar again just before serving, if desired. Makes about 4 dozen cookies.


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