Now you obviously do not require a designated day to shower your lover with kisses, but you can definitely make the occasion special by gifting your partner or someone you adore a bunch of ‘Kiss cookies’.
It has been a wonderful week for lovers across the world, or at least those who like celebrating the Valentine's week. As we all would know, Valentine's Day is celebrated every year on 14th February. What originally started as a day to honour Saint Valentine, one of the first Christian martyrs, became a memorable day among lovers, young and old.
Over the years, the week running up to Valentine’s Day also became a reason enough to be glee. The week starts with Rose Day falls on 7th February, and on 13th February, people observe the ‘Kiss Day’. Now you obviously do not require a designated day to shower your lover with kisses, but you can definitely make the occasion special by gifting your partner or someone you adore a bunch of ‘Kiss cookies’. What are kiss cookies you ask? These dainty cookies were traditionally topped with ‘Hershey’s Kisses’. In 1957, Freda Smith from Gibsonburg, Ohio pressed a Hershey Kiss into a peanut butter cookie, and created history. The cookie, which was officially named, ‘Peanut Butter Blossom’ became an instant sensation.
Today, there are many kinds of ‘Kiss cookies’, in many of them you do not even need to press the Hershey’s Kiss. You can mimic its distinct conical shape using your piping bag too. On the occasion of Kiss Day, we bring to you five recipes of Kiss Cookies that are sure to bring a smile.
Chocolate Kiss Cookie
Can never go wrong with chocolate, can you? Made with butter, white sugar, eggs, vanilla extract and all-purpose flour. These cookies are topped with chunky chocolate kisses.
Peanut Butter Kiss Cookie
How can we leave the classic behind? The mild, sweet and nutty taste of peanut butter is a match made in heaven with chocolate. Try these cookies and you will know why they are worth the hype.
Oatmeal Kiss Cookie
Not just healthy, oatmeal shines even in outright decadent and indulgent recipes like this. Cooking oats, all-purpose flour, butter, brown sugar, salt and milk chocolate kisses come together to make this delicate treat you don’t want to miss.
Peppermint Candy Cane Kiss Cookie
Kiss cookie with a burst of minty freshness and added sweetness of candies. A hit among all.
Lemon Kiss Cookies
We love our desserts, cakes and cookies with a little bit of tang. These tender cookies flavoured with lemon zest and topped with chocolate kisses are the ultimate winner.