Hidden Kisses

READY IN: 1hr 15mins




  • In a bowl using an electric mixer on high speed, cream the butter and sugar well for about 4 minutes.
  • Beat in vanilla and salt.
  • Add flour gradually.
  • Sprinkle with water.
  • Mix well. The mixture will be crumbly.
  • Cover and refrigerate the dough for 45 minutes.
  • Pinch off about 1 tbsp of dough.
  • Using both hands, form into a ball.
  • With the flat of your hand, flatten it against the countertop making it as thin as possible.
  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Peel off the wrapper from a chocolate kiss.
  • Place 1 kiss in the centre of the flattened dough.
  • Bring the dough up with the tips of your fingers, shaping it neatly around the chocolate kiss.
  • Repeat until all the dough and/or kisses are used up.
  • Place the dough-covered kisses 1 inch apart on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • When the oven is ready, bake the cookies for 10 to 11 minutes until golden brown.
  • Do not let them get too brown or burnt.
  • Remove the baking sheet and let the cookies cool for 30 minutes.
  • Dust with the icing sugar.