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KISSES Peppermint Brownie Drops


2 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
48 cookies

Chocolate brownies pair perfectly with HERSHEY'S KISSES Candy Cane Candies. This playful bite-sized blend of mint and HERSHEY'S Cocoa are a festive holiday treat. A dusting of powdered sugar gives them a snowy look.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
25 minutes
Bake Time
10 minutes
Cool Time
30 minutes
Chill Time
1 hour


  • 1 package
    brownie mix (13x9 family size)
  • 1/4 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/4 cup
    hard peppermint candy, finely crushed (about 12 candies)
  • 3 Tbsps
  • 2 Tbsps
    HERSHEY'S Syrup
  • 1
  • 1 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup
    powdered sugar for rolling
  • 48
    HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates or HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Candy Cane Candies

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
mixing bowl mixing bowl
mixer mixer
measuring cup measuring cups
rubber scraper rubber scraper
refrigerator refrigerator
oven oven
pan cookie sheet
wire rack wire rack

Stir together brownie mix, cocoa and crushed peppermint candies in large bowl. Add water, syrup, egg and oil, beating until well blended. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until firm enough to roll.


Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper or lightly grease. Remove wrappers from candies.


Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in powdered sugar and place on prepared cookie sheet.


Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until set. (Some peppermint may melt out along edges of cookies. After removing from oven, immediately use edge of knife or spatula to push melted peppermint back to edges of cookie.) Cool 2 minutes. Press candy piece into center of each cookie. Slide parchment paper and cookies to wire rack or remove cookies from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.

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