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Triple Chocolate Kisses Recipe

Triple Chocolate Kisses Recipe

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 YIELD: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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

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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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