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Holiday Cookies on a Stick

Details

Time
1 hour 30 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
18 (3-1/2 in.) cookies

Chocolate cocoa cookies get into the holiday spirit when decorated with icing, colored sugar and HERSHEY'S MINI KISSES Milk Chocolates. Decorate festive motifs, such as a tree, candy cane, holly, Santa and star shapes, then put the cookies on a stick.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes
Bake Time
9 minutes
Cool Time
30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup
    butter or margarine (2 sticks), softened
  • 3/4 cup
    granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup
    packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2
    eggs
  • 2-1/3 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • about 18
    wooden ice cream sticks
  • 1 tub
    vanilla ready-to-spread frosting (optional)
  • HERSHEY'S MINI KISSES Chips, decorating icing in tube, colored sugar, candy sprinkles

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven oven
bowl bowl
mixer mixer
measuring cup measuring cups
rubber scraper rubber scraper
pan cookie sheet
chef hat wide spatula
wire rack wire rack
1

Heat oven to 350°F.

2

Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla in large bowl on medium speed of mixer until creamy. Add eggs; beat well. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until well blended.

3

Drop dough by scant 1/4 cupfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet, about 3 inches apart. Shape into balls. Insert wooden stick about three-fourths of the way into side of each ball. Flatten slightly.

4

Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. (Cookies will spread during baking.) cool 3 minutes; using a wide spatula, carefully remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.

5

Spread with frosting, if desired. Decorate as desired with holiday motifs, such as a star, tree, candy cane, holly and Santa using decorating icing and garnishes. Makes about 18 (3-1/2 inch) cookies.

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