5 dozen cookies
1 cup butter or margarine, room temperature
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 egg yolk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
60 chocolate kiss
Preheat oven to 350°F.
In a large bowl, combine butter, sugar, egg yolk and vanilla extract. Beat at medium speed, until the mixture is creamy. Add flour, cinnamon and salt. Beat on low speed until well mixed. Fit a cookie press with the desired template and fill with dough. Press out cookies 1" apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake 8 to 11 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned. Remove from oven and immediately place 1 chocolate kiss in the center of each cookie. Cool 2 minutes on cooling grid. Remove cookies from cookie sheet and continue to cool on grid.
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