Triple Chocolate Kisses Recipe
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Triple Chocolate Kisses Recipe

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These crisp meringue cookies with a chocolate center are easy to make but look like you spent a lot of time. When our son and daughter-in-law moved into their first home on Valentine's Day, I prepared them a nice dinner and gave them a batch of these treats. -Evelyn Lindburg, Shenandoah, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES:21 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES: 21 servings


  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 ounce semisweet chocolate, grated
  • 42 milk chocolate kisses
  • Baking cocoa

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 76 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 13mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.


  1. Place egg whites in a bowl; let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  2. Add cream of tartar and extract; beat on medium speed until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating on high until stiff glossy peaks form and sugar is dissolved. Fold in grated chocolate.
  3. Insert a medium open-star tip in a pastry or plastic bag. Fill with the meringue. On lightly greased baking sheets, pipe forty-two 1-in. circles.
  4. Press a chocolate kiss into the center of each. Pipe meringue around each kiss in continuous circles from the base to the top until kiss is completely covered. Dust with cocoa.
  5. Bake at 325° for 15-18 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned. Immediately remove to wire racks to cool. Store in an air-tight container. Yield: 3-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Triple Chocolate Kisses in Taste of Home February/March 2000, p27

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jamestnme User ID: 457797 38755
Reviewed Jul. 29, 2012

"My family request me to make these every year. I use vanilla instead of almond. I just wish I was better at piping. Other than that great. have made them many times. (It can't be to warm when making or mix gets to "runny"."

beckihomecki User ID: 1537566 74282
Reviewed Dec. 24, 2011

"I have seen this recipe and have been wanting to make it. Did everything to a T and these did not turn out. They totally spread and the melted chocolate was all over the spatula trying to remove them to cool. I have made other meringue cookies before that turn out beautifully, not these.


maan User ID: 5824526 84335
Reviewed Apr. 27, 2011

"I love kisses and I definitely love this recipe. I know of somebody who now sells this with different kinds of chocolate shavings."

Gosc User ID: 5674688 72225
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2010

"Wow you actually improved the perfect pop in your mouth treat!!!"

Gosc User ID: 5674688 26443
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2010

"When I first saw this recipe, I thught wow I didn't think you could improve on a kiss! Was I wrong!!!"

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