Red Velvet Cherry Kiss Cookies

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Deliciously sweet cake mix cookies with a hint of cocoa, topped with a sweet cherry candy kiss!


  • 1 box red velvet cake mix, any brand
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 c. canola or vegetable oil
  • 1/4 c. water
  • 24 cherry cordial candy kisses


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil. Unwrap all 24 kisses.
  2. In a mixing bowl, mix together cake mix, eggs, water and oil to form a wet dough.
  3. Roll cookie dough into 24 (1 inch) balls and place 2 inches apart on baking sheet.
  4. Bake 9-11 minutes, or until cookies look just slightly underdone.
  5. Remove cookies from oven and immediately press a cherry kiss into the center of each cookie.
  6. Remove cookies to cooling rack or countertop to cool completely and let kisses set.
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