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Easy KISSES Chocolate Chip Cookies


2 hours
Skill Level
52 cookies
: Cookie recipes don’t get much more appealing than this. Super easy. Super delicious. And super surprising, thanks to the HERSHEY’S KISSES Chocolate inside each cookie. If you’ve been wondering how to make quick and easy chocolate chip cookies, this is one sweet solution! Perfect for family gatherings or last-minute neighborhood get-togethers.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
30 minutes
Bake Time
10 minutes
Cool Time
30 minutes


  • 52
    HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates
  • 1 lb
    Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix (17.5 oz.)
  • All-purpose flour, butter and egg called for on cookie mix package
  • 1 tsp
    shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)
  • 1-1/4 cups
    HERSHEY'S Mini Chips Semi-Sweet Chocolate, divided
Baking from scratch?

See our classic recipe!

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven oven
mixing bowl mixing bowl
measuring cups measuring cups
wooden spoon wooden spoon
cookie sheet cookie sheet
wire rack wire rack
food storage bag food storage bag
microwave microwave

Heat oven to 350°F. Remove wrappers from chocolates.


Prepare cookie dough following package directions for cut-out cookies. Set aside 1/4 cup chocolate chips. Stir remaining chips into dough. (Dough is stiff; chips may need to be worked in with hands.)


Mold scant tablespoon dough around each chocolate piece, covering completely. Shape into balls; place on ungreased cookie sheet.


Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until cookie is set. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.


Place remaining 1/4 cup chips and shortening in heavy-duty resealable plastic food storage bag. Microwave at Medium (50%) 30 seconds; stir. If necessary, microwave at Medium an additional 10 seconds at a time, kneading after each heating, until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth. Cut off corner of bag about 1/8 inch from point. Drizzle over cookies.

Additional questions?