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Cookies n Creme Panna Cotta


4 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
4 (1/2 cup) servings

This vanilla panna cotta recipe uses HERSHEY'S KISSES Cookies 'n' Creme Candies to create a delicious custard dessert. Garnish with fresh berries for that little something extra, then serve to oohs and ahhs.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
25 minutes
Cool Time
4 hours


  • 36
    HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Cookies 'n Creme Candies
  • 1 tsp
    unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup
  • 1-1/4 cups
    heavy cream
  • 2 Tbsps
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 cups
    mixed fresh berries (optional)

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
bowls bowls
saucepan saucepan
measuring cup measuring cups
refrigerator refrigerator
oven stovetop
chef hat 4-oz decorative molds
plate serving plate

Remove wrappers from candies; chop into smaller pieces. Set aside. Sprinkle gelatin over milk in medium bowl; let soften 2 minutes.


Combine cream and sugar in medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved and small bubbles appear around the edges of pan. Slowly add the cream mixture to gelatin mixture, stirring until smooth. Add candy pieces and vanilla; stir until candy is melted and mixture is smooth.


Divide mixture into four 4-oz. decorative molds, custard dishes or ramekins. Cover; refrigerate at least 4 hours.


Just before serving, fill small bowl with warm water. Dip molds into warm water (do not submerge); run tip of knife around edge of dish to loosen panna cotta. Invert each panna cotta onto serving plate; garnish with fresh berries, if desired. Serve immediately. 4 servings.

Fruit Flavored Gelatin Variation: Prepare small package (4 serving size) fruit flavored gelatin according to package directions. Pour layer of gelatin over firm panna cotta; refrigerate until gelatin layer is firm. Unmold and serve as directed above.

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