Zebra Cookies

Zebra Cookies


"A very festive thumbprint style cookie. A treat for the eyes as well as the tastebuds."


servings 214 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 214 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 10.7 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.9g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 25 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 59 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl, combine the melted chocolate, sugar, eggs, oil, and vanilla. Mix well. Stir in the flour and baking powder. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Unwrap the candy kisses.
  3. Roll cookie dough into walnut sized balls and roll each ball in the confectioners' sugar. Place cookies 2 inches apart on an unprepared cookie sheet. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Tops should be crackled and the edges should be golden brown. While the cookies are still hot, press a candy kiss into the center of each one. Remove to cool on racks.
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  1. 18 Ratings


Good chocolatey cookie, but next time I'll use melted butter instead of the oil. I used a premium quality chocolate and it deserved the rich, buttery taste rather than the flatness of the oil. ...

Great with Caramel kisses.

This is a great party treat. For new years iused this recipe, but for a little zing I melted vanilla wafers and made them funky colores with food coloring. Then I drizzled them on top. It tasted...

Tasty and festive! They rolled into balls easily after being chilled, unlike some cookies which turn into goo in your hands. I couldn't find the white striped kisses, so I used the ones filled w...

WOW!! These were SO good! I used regular milk chocolate hershey kisses, and they complimented the chocolate taste in the cookie so well. Everyone loved them! The BEST cookie I have ever tasted. ...

Excellent! Very eye-appealing!

I used peppermint kisses with these and they turned out so cute and delicious! I loved the combination of the peppermint with chocolate and they looked great on my Christmas plates.

My most favorite thing in the world are zebras so wen i found this i got so excited.... Make this recipe... give it 5 stars....its awesome

I would call it average. I would suggest using butter instead of veg oil and adding 1/4 teaspoon salt like naples34201 said, plus 1/8 teaspoon instant coffee granules for better flavor. I didn't...