These Pumpkin Kiss Cookies are a twist on the classic traditional kiss cookie made with Hershey’s Chocolate Kisses.

Great pumpkin and spice flavor throughout the cookie and then topped with a seasonal Pumpkin Kiss from Hershey’s.

Pumpkin Kiss Cookies

My friend Pam over at Blueberries and Blessings and I are giving you a full week of Halloween treats.

Yesterday, Pam brought us her adorable Eyeball Cake Pops and I brought my Easy Pumpkin Parfaits.

{Click on the photo to see the recipe.}

Eyeball Cakepops
Easy Pumpkin Parfaits with Greek Yogurt


I am excited to see what Pam is bringing us today, go check her out: Blueberries and Blessings

Today I am bringing you Pumpkin Kiss Cookies!

Pumpkin Kiss Cookies

These cookies began as just a great pumpkin cookie recipe.

I wanted to kick them up a notch so I added some spices and then a few weeks ago, at the grocery store I found these Hershey’s Pumpkin Kisses.

I’d seen them before, but had never really thought about doing anything with them.

They are so good to eat all by themselves, or drop a couple in a mug of coffee… delish!

Pumpkin Kiss Cookies

Then I added them to an already spectacular cookie recipe and you’ve got a recipe for the perfect Fall Pumpkin Treat!

These cookies are AMAZING! (and pair very nicely with a hot cup of coffee or warm cup of tea!)

And so my delicious Pumpkin Kiss Cookies were born.

And I cannot even tell you how great these are and I also won’t mention that we may or may not have devoured them in a day.

Hey, I have teenagers! That’s what happens around here. A lot.

Pumpkin Kiss Cookies
Hershey's Pumpkin Kisses

Are you ready to try out these Pumpkin Kiss Cookies?

Have you tried these little Hershey’s Pumpkin Kisses yet? If not, go straight to your local store and get some.

You can do so many fun things with them, especially make these cookies!

Pumpkin Kiss Cookies
Pumpkin Kiss Cookies

Pumpkin Kiss Cookies

Nicole Cook
Loads of pumpkin and spice flavor in these soft cookies, that are perfect for any fall get together.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24 servings
Calories 135 kcal


  • 1 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 2 ½ teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoons baking soda
  • ½ teaspoons salt
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar I used dark
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • 1 ½ cups pumpkin puree refrigerated, not pumpkin pie filling
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 24 Hershey’s Pumpkin Kisses


  • Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.
  • Put Hershey’s Kisses in the Freezer to sit while preparing and baking. (Approximately 20 minutes)
  • Prepare your cookie sheet with cooking spray or use a silicon baking mat.
  • In a medium size bowl, combine together the flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  • In another bowl, mix together the white sugar, brown sugar and the oil.
  • Add the refrigerated pumpkin puree and combine thoroughly.
  • Add the egg and then the vanilla extract mixing well between each addition.
  • Slowly add the flour mixture a little at a time until mixed together well.
  • Using a large spoon or a small ice cream scoop, heaping spoonfuls onto your prepared pan, approximately 1″ apart.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for about 8-10 minutes or until the cookies are just starting to show some cracks. If you do the toothpick test, the toothpick should come out clean.
  • Remove from oven. Immediately press a pumpkin spice kiss into center of each
  • cookie. It’s normal if the cookie cracks a bit more around edges.
  • Remove the cookies from the cookie sheet to a wire rack.
  • Cool completely.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 135kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 2gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.02gCholesterol: 9mgSodium: 89mgPotassium: 50mgFiber: 1gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 2395IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 26mgIron: 1mg
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 Check back tomorrow for more awesome Halloween Spooky Treats!
(or my milder version, because I’m boring and my kids are all grown up haha)

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  1. *Sob* I don’t think they sell pumpkin kisses in Canada cause I haven’t seen them 🙁 Your cookies are adorable and I bet the kiss really amps up the pumpkin flavour. I’m going to have to hunt a bag down. I’ve been going crazy over all the pumpkin recipes floating around the internet lately and this is being added to my must-bake list.

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