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Christmas Kiss Kandies

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Recipe by  HersheysKitchens.com

“Chocolate kisses are wrapped in sweet red and green almond paste and rolled in sugar for a quick, yet elegant, holiday treat.”

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 14 candies

Directions

  1. Remove wrappers from chocolate pieces. Stir together ground almonds and powdered sugar in medium bowl until well combined. Stir together corn syrup and almond extract; pour over almond mixture, stirring until completely blended. Divide mixture in half, placing each half in separate bowls.
  2. Add green food color to one part; with clean hands, mix until color is well blended and mixture clings together. Add red food color to other half; mix as directed.
  3. Shape at least 1 teaspoon almond mixture around each chocolate piece. Roll in granulated sugar. Store in airtight container in cool, dry place.

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Reviews (3)

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LUCYLYNN23
51

LUCYLYNN23

I thought this recipe would work well for a bake sale using red and blue food coloring - nope! The preparation takes forever! The dough does not mix easily and tastes like corn syrup to me, not almonds! Good luck trying to incoprorate the food coloring.. I ended up with an unappetizing color-speckeled mess. I followed the directions listed so unless there is a step missing, I was not happy - the paste stays mushy too so when you pick up the treat later, you get sticky hands. In the end, I ended up scrapping the whole thing. Sorry to be harsh, but I started this with high expectations.

AMANDAOLIS1
16

AMANDAOLIS1

This recipe was too hard to make. I wanted to make this for an occation at home and found out it was terrible. Sorry to anyone who had any trouble. I diffently had some.

GRAYJETMAN
7

GRAYJETMAN

Someone at Hershey's Test Kitchen HAD to be on some powerful drugs when they concocted this MESS ...

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (14 total)

  • Calories
  • 120 cal
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 6.1 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs
  • 15.7 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 5 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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