7 Hershey’s Kisses Flavors You Need for the Holidays

Our favorite lineup of holiday Hershey's Kisses flavors—for decorating, baking, gifting and sneaking a few too many before dinner.

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‘Tis the season for holiday baking, gift giving and enjoying way too many sweet treats. Lucky for us this year, Hershey’s is rolling out a new lineup of 10 different holiday Kisses to bake with or enjoy solo. We’ve rounded up the Hershey’s Kisses flavors we’re most looking forward to this year, mistletoe not included.

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Candy Cane Hershey’s Kisses

Red and white stripes are a Christmas icon, and these candy cane-flavored treats are the perfect way to celebrate. A warning: once you start with these, you may not be able to quit. As refreshing as an after-dinner mint, these little guys have tiny bits of crunchy peppermint candy sprinkled throughout. Enjoy them as a stand-alone bite or as the hat on top of a festive cookie.

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Hershey’s Hugs

Hershey’s Hugs are a classic combination of milk chocolate with sweet white creme. Enjoy them as an elegant and delectable table display at your next party, or set a few out for Santa before the big day.

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Hershey’s Kisses with Almonds

Almond Kisses are a protein-rich way to enjoy your favorite Hershey’s chocolate with a bit of crunch in the center. These treats are perfect for baking, and give a bit of depth to any Kisses cookie or pretzel and cereal snack mix.

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Mint Truffle Hershey’s Kisses

There’s no better dessert combination than mint and dark chocolate, and these aptly named Kisses don’t disappoint. These Kisses are soft and creamy, with the consistency of a truffle. Enjoy them all on their own or cut them up to enjoy over a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Instant minty goodness.

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Hot Cocoa Hershey’s Kisses

These delicious Kisses are filled with ooey-gooey marshmallow filling. We love them on their own, but they’re even better on top of a crispy, crunchy cookie.

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Santa Hat Hershey’s Kisses

If you’re looking for the perfect edible stocking stuffer, these milk chocolate Kisses are the perfect way to delight your family. While you’re at it, scatter a few on the mantle for the Man in Red to pick up on his way out.

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Milk Chocolate Hershey’s Kisses

Classic Kisses are a fun centerpiece for the kiddie table this year. Hint: you may want to set it out after they’ve eaten some dinner, so you can finish yours.

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Laura Denby
Cooking and writing have been Laura’s passion for 10 years. In addition to Taste of Home, Laura writes about food and culinary arts on sites like Food & Wine, Food Network and Delish. Though she’s a trained professional chef, Laura has branched into the wine and spirits space too. She has worked in multiple vineyards and earned a WSET Level 2 award in wine and spirits. Her work in professional kitchens, love of organizing and eye for the best kitchen products gives her a range of writing experience from cooking techniques to product testing. Outside of work, Laura loves wine tasting, traveling and hanging out with her dog and family.