KISSES Acorn Treats

From HERSHEY’S

 

Welcome fall to your table with delicious HERSHEY’S KISSES Acorn Treats. A simple treat to prepare with sweet HERSHEY’S KISSES candies and crunch cookies, these tasty acorns are sure to make a fun and edible Thanksgiving centerpiece your family will love.

INGREDIENTS

ROYAL ICING or Decorator’s Frosting (recipe follows)

HERSHEY’S KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates

Mini vanilla wafer cookies

REESE’S Peanut Butter Chips or HERSHEY’S Butterscotch Chips

 

DIRECTIONS

1.Prepare ROYAL ICING and place in pastry bag with small tip. Remove wrappers from candies.

2.Place mini vanilla wafer cookies on a tray or plate with flat side of cookie toward the top. Squeeze a small amount of icing onto bottom of candy piece. Immediately press candy bottom onto vanilla wafer cookie. Allow icing to set.

3.Place small dab of icing on bottom of peanut butter chip or butterscotch chip. Immediately attach to top of cookie to finish acorn.

 

ROYAL ICING

Makes about 1/2 cup icing

INGREDIENTS

1 cup plus 2 tablespoons powdered sugar

1 tablespoon warm water

1 1/2 teaspoons pasteurized dried egg whites (meringue powder).

 

DIRECTIONS

1.Stir together powdered sugar, warm water, and pasteurized did egg whites. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until spreadable. Add additional water, 1 teaspoon at a time to get desired consistency.

2.Transfer icing to pastry bag with desired tip. Cover icing and tip of pastry bag with damp paper towel to keep icing from drying out.

 

Find this recipe and more holiday treats at hersheys.com