Hershey Kiss Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Prep time: 10 min | Cook time: 10 min | Total time: 30 min


  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3-4 drops Peppermint essential oil
  • 2 3/4 cups all purpose Gold Medal Flour
  • 1/4 cup instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 bag Mini Hershey Kiss morsels
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and line a large baking sheet with a silpat liner or parchment paper.
  2. Cream butter and sugars into a stand mixer until creamy. Add eggs, vanilla and peppermint oil or peppermint extract. Beat until well combined. Slowly add flour, pudding mix, baking soda and salt. Beat until combined then add mini kisses and white chips. Beat until combined then with a cookie scoop, place dough 1 inch apart onto prepared baking sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes, until baked through. Let cool for 15 minutes before transferring to cooling rack. Serve room temperature.

Makes 3 dozen plus cookies

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