2 sticks butter, softened
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup Hershey's cocoa
3/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 3/4 cups (10-oz pkg) Hershey's Mini Kisses Milk Chocolate
1/2 cup coarsely chopped nuts, optional
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large bowl, beat butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla together until light and fluffy. Stir together the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture, beating until well blended. Stir in the mini kisses and the nuts, if using. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes or just until set. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to a wire rack to complete cooling.
Yield: About 3 1/2 dozen cookies.