My family loves chocolate chip cookies. My oldest son and I came up with this idea to make them even better!
Chocolate Chip Kiss Cookies
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup margarine or butter
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 12 oz package (2 cups) semisweet chocolate chips
Dark chocolate Hershey’s Kisses
Preheat oven to 375 degrees and lightly mist mini-muffin pan with cooking spray. In a mixing bowl beat the shortening and margarine or butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add about HALF of the flour and all of the brown sugar, sugar, eggs, vanilla and baking soda. Beat mixture till thoroughly combined. Beat in the remaining flour. Stir in chocolate chips.
Scoop rounded spoonfuls into the lightly greased mini-muffin pan. Let them bake in 375 oven about 10 minutes or until they are slightly brown. When you take them out of the oven and while they are still hot, gently press an unwrapped dark chocolate Hershey’s Kiss into the middle of each cookie. Let them cool a few minutes before removing them from the mini-muffin pan, or they will fall apart as you take them out!
We left some of them as just plain chocolate chip and, of course, they are wonderful too. You could use other candies to put in the middle of them too . . . milk chocolate kisses, or Rolo’s, or even a peanut butter cup! We’ve made peanut butter cookies with a peanut butter cup in them like this and they are awesome too!