This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Truvia® Natural Sweetener for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.
Last year, I made these fabulous White Chocolate Candy Cane Kisses Cookies! These were loved by all my family, so I knew I wanted to make them again this year; however, this time I wanted to try and cut down on the sugar.
So, what better way to do that then to try out Truvia® Baking Blend in place of the White Sugar in the recipe. This was a simple switch of sugars that made these cookies just as delicious! My husband gave his seal of approval indicating that they were good enough for him to eat them all in one setting should that be necessary!
As I mentioned last year, these have a great balance of crunchy and chewy, plus when served warm the kisses are so soft they melt in your mouth!
I think Santa probably could use less sugar, so the Truvia® Baking Blend worked perfectly for that! I simply used the conversion chart to figure out how much to add to this recipe. Essentially, you just want to add 1/2 of the normal amount of sugar.
Here are a few important facts about Truvia® Baking Blend:
- Truvia® natural sweetener and sugar.
- Truvia® Baking Blend provides sugar-like taste and texture in recipes, but with 75% fewer calories and twice the amount of sweetness than sugar.
- Baked goods made with Truvia® Baking Blend will have sugar-like texture and moistness and will bake and brown like recipes that are made with sugar.
- One 1.5 pound bag of Truvia® Baking Blend has equivalent sweetness to 3 pounds of sugar, which is approximately 7 cups – enough to make 13 pies, 9 batches of cookies or 6 batches of brownies.
- Truvia® Baking Blend is available at retail stores nationwide in a 1.5 pound bag with a closeable, easy-to-use pour spout.
White Chocolate Candy Cane Kisses Cookies with Truvia®
- 1/2 Cup Butter Softened
- 1/4 Cup + 1/8 Cup Truvia® Baking Blend
- 1 Egg
- 3/4 Tsp Vanilla Extract
- 2 Cups All Purpose Flour
- 1/2 Tsp Baking Soda
- 1/2 Tsp Salt
- 1/2 Cup White Chocolate Chips
- 36 Unwrapped Candy Cane Kisses
- Start by placing the butter in a large mixer and creaming it then adding in the Truvia® Baking Blend. Continue beating then add in the egg and vanilla.
- Next add in the flour, baking soda, salt, and fold in the chocolate chips. Continue blending until dough is formed.
- At this point, I chill the dough for 20-30 minutes in the fridge.
- Using a large cookie sheet lined with parchment paper, roll pieces of dough into teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart. In each ball add a thumb print, which is where the kiss will go after baking.
- Bake these at 375* for 10 minutes or until just about fully set. Let them cool for 5 minutes on a wire rack and then place a kiss in the middle of each cookie. You can let them cool just a little bit longer to avoid melting; however, I happened to like a few of them melted nice and gooey!
- Makes 3 Dozen
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Comments & Reviews
I would love to try it in some brownies or even pumpkin bread.
i have this holiday cake i always make with coolwhip. i would love to try it in that recipe. thanks!
I tried this recipe for the first time last year and the cookies were gone very quickly! I would also love to try this in some basic sugar cookies or another one of our favorites – peanut butter cup cookies
Amanda S says
White chocolate chip/ chocolate chip cookies. 🙂
Julia Jolliff says
Peanut butter chocolate chip cookies!
I’d like to recreate red velvet cupcakes.
Amy J says
I would like to make a double later fudge-chocolate cake! Not very holiday friendly, but it sounds delicious!!!
Mia N says
I’m going to try my mint chocolate chip cookies this way!
chocolate chip muffins
Katie B. says
I bought my first bag of it a few weeks ago when my husband was on a temporary diet…he never sticks with them. I couldn’t tell a difference in the cookies I made, I am going to try using it in a pie or brownies next go round.
Jessie C. says
I’d like to recreate gingerbread cookies.
I’d love to recreate cinnamon rolls.
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Lisa Brown says
I would like to make cinnamon rolls
Anna G says
I have a great (and super easy) gluten free peanut butter cookie recipe that my family devours hot out of the oven. Would love to try and recreate using Truvia baking blend! Thanks for an awesome giveaway!
I would love to make my grandma’s delicious dutch apple pie with caramel sauce 🙂
I”d like to try making sugar cookies.
Jen Grimm says
I would love to make sugar cookies with my granddaughter…
Gingerbread men cookies!
Carol W says
I would like to try it with my roll out cookies. Thanks
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