Kiss Stuffed Oreos & Inside-Out Thin Mints

Hershey Kisses in Christmas flavors are some of my all-time favorite ingredients to bake with. I’ve been in love with the Candy Cane Hershey Kisses since way before my blogging days. They’re everything you expect Christmas to taste like in a cute, little kiss-form.
Stuffing them inside an Oreo is the natural thing to do.
It simply makes good sense.
These are definitely going on my Christmas Cookie roster. 
They’re SO easy, quick to make, and leave no dirty dishes behind! 
Did I mention they’re fabulously delicious?
{I probably could have sold you on just the “no dirty dishes part” if you’re anything like me!}
Kiss Stuffed Oreos
These are so easy, I’m not even going to bother with writing an actual recipe– I’ll just give you a few brief instructions and some pictures:
Twist the Oreos apart and scrape off the cream (you can leave it, obviously, if you want. I chose to leave the cream on for the candy cane kisses, but after some taste-testing, I decided I like these better without the cream). 
 Place half of the cookies on a lined baking sheet and top with your favorite Hershey Kisses– I used Candy Cane, Mint Truffle, and some Rolos (they hold up to the “smushing” a little better than the Caramel Filled Kisses). Place baking sheet in a preheated oven (350º) for 1-2 minutes, until Kisses are slightly melted.
Top each Kiss with another cookie. Let cool to harden.
Easy, right?
And now, I believe I promised you some inside-out Thin Mints? 
Drum roll please…
The Mint Truffle Kiss Stuffed Oreos taste just like Thin Mints– just with the cookie on the outside!
There you have it: the easiest, no-mess DIY Thin Mint Recipe!
Enjoy your cookie-making this Holiday Season! 
And if you’re crunched for time (which I doubt, I’m sure you’re all just sitting around looking for things to do to fill your slow days), I think you’ll find this Kiss Stuffed Oreo recipe very helpful :)

Oh, and did I mention that they’re still milk’s best friend and they make adorable jar gifts??

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Comments

  1. What a great idea! Hmm, I just polished off a bag of the mint truffle kisses…guess I’ll be going back for more! :-)

  2. Love this idea! Must buy a bag of the mint truffle kisses. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Wow, wonderful idea!!! I’ll have to try these sometime, especially the thin mint ones! Thanks for sharing. :)
    Merry Christmas!
    Leslie

  4. Amazing!!! You come up with the BEST ideas. I’ll have to try that thin mint one for sure.

  5. This is GENIUS! I am sooo doing this tonight! Can’t wait to taste them (found you through a linky party!)

  6. So smart! We already make the mini kiss pretzels, but I know a few family members of mine who would be fighting over these!

  7. That’s such a neat idea, love the simplicity.

  8. wow great idea…I will make this and surely my kids will love it.

  9. OMG! Just saw your link on 33 Shades of Green and jumped over to your blog. I’m obsessed! What a fabulously easy idea. It’s exactly the type of recipe I need for this Fridays holiday party at work. People will never believe how quick they took me to make! Thanks for sharing this.

  10. Delicious! I have to try these! Thanks for sharing!

    I’ll be featuring this on my blog tomorrow for Three Things Thursday, where I feature projects that have inspired me each week. I hope you’ll stop by and check it out!

    Valerie- http://www.occasionallycrafty.blogspot.com

  11. so yummy and oreos are always a major hit at our house come see what I shared at http://shopannies.blogspot.com

  12. Yum! I bet these are so much better than the real thing! Thanks for linking up this week.

  13. Mmmmmm. These look awesome too!

  14. Those look DELICOIUS!! And so creative! YUM! I am your newest follower. I would love for you to follow me back! I also wanted to invite you to my Christmnas Cookie Link Up – http://livinglifeintentionally.blogspot.com/2011/11/holiday-traditions-3christmas-cookies.html
    Beth =-)

  15. Come to A Themed Baker’s Sunday for this next week’s theme: Christmas! Actually, this theme will continue until Christmas weekend! Hope to see you there!
    Cupcake Apothecary
    http://cupcakeapothecary.blogspot.com

  16. These cookies look and sound amazing. I would love it if you came to link to my holiday recipe swap blog hop. It is my first ever! Love these recipes.
    http://www.mythirtyspot.com
    -Erin Kennedy

  17. I just made these as part of the goodie bags for teachers, sports instructors, Sunday School teacher, bus driver gifts…whew! And they are tasty! Any suggestions on what to do with the cream I scraped off? I had a delicious dessert once at a party that was made with the cream but had no chocolate portion of the oreo in it but I can’t find a recipe online similar to it now..

  18. @Charity Gherardini I don’t have any good suggestions yet! But I’ll start thinking… :) Thanks for reading!

  19. Is there a reason you have to scrape the icing out of Oreos and not use it instead of buying cookies that don’t come with icing? I know I’m being nit-picky, but it seems like a waste.

    • A) I couldn’t find any chocolate wafer cookies with no cream in my store, figured others might have the same issue, B) My husband liked the cream in, and C) Oreos rock my Socks with or without cream :)

  20. Very fun.

  21. Debbie Savant says:

    Great yummy idea- combining Oreos & Hershey Kisses- what a “marriage”! My question is, once these creations are assembled & cooled, what is the best way to store them so the cookie-part stays crisp? Thank you!

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