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Hershey's Kisses Acorns are adorable bite-sized snacks that make fun seasonal crafts for kids. Easy to assemble in minutes, these sweet treats are perfect for Thanksgiving tables and any fall-themed party.
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Table of Contents
  1. Peanut Butter Chocolate Acorn Cookies
  2. Why We Love This Chocolate Acorn Treat Recipe
  3. Ingredients
  4. Substitutions and Additions
  5. Recommended Tools
  6. How to Make Hershey's Kisses Acorn Treats
  7. Tip From Our Recipe Developer
  8. Storage
  9. Frequently Asked Questions
  10. Other Easy Chocolate & Peanut Butter Desserts
  11. Kisses Acorn Treats Recipe

This Hershey Kisses Acorn Treats recipe is so quick and easy and makes the most adorable acorn treats in under 5 minutes.

Bring these bite-sized seasonal snacks to your Thanksgiving or holiday celebrations or serve them for dessert, they’re so simple to assemble using chocolate kisses, Nutter Butter bite cookies, mini chocolate chips, and Reese’s peanut butter chips.

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Acorn Cookies

Our Hershey’s Acorn Kisses recipe is a festive fall treat made using my favorite peanut butter chocolate combination to make the cutest DIY dessert or craft for kids. This simple harvest snack is so much fun to prepare using only a handful of ingredients that you may already have at home.

Making acorn chocolate kiss cookies is a perfect activity for playdates or classroom parties and can also double as holiday decor and delicious desserts.

Melted chocolate serves as the glue to hold the chocolate chip stem, candy nut, and mini cookie cupule “cap” together; these edible chocolate acorn treats taste like the sweetest acorn snacks prepared for humans instead of tree-fallen food for squirrels!

Why We Love This Chocolate Acorn Treat Recipe

  • Quick and easy to make in 5 minutes.
  • Only uses 5 simple ingredients.
  • No-bake acorn cookies allow you to use your oven for the main meal.
  • Festive fall decoration for your Thanksgiving table or Christmas cookie platter.
  • Perfect sweet treat for autumn parties, potlucks, lunchboxes, classroom activities, and gifting to teachers and neighbors.

Other Easy Fall Recipes

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Ingredients

  • Almond Hershey’s kisses
  • Special dark Hershey’s kisses
  • Nutter butter bite cookies
  • Mini semisweet chocolate chips
  • Reese’s peanut butter chips

Substitutions and Additions

  • Change The Cookie: You can substitute the nutter butter bites with mini Oreos, mini Chips Ahoy, mini Vanilla Wafer cookies, or any variation of mini cookies.
  • Candy Kisses: You can use Hershey’s Hugs, Hershey’s milk chocolate Kisses, or any other seasonal flavors.
  • Choose Your Chips: Feel free to use milk chocolate chips or butterscotch chips instead of semisweet chips.
  • Small knife or fork
  • Microwave safe bowl
  • Pipping bag or zip lock bag with a hole cut in the corner
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How to Make Hershey’s Kisses Acorn Treats

  1. Create The Cap: Separate the cookie sandwiches and remove the cream filling.
  2. Assemble: Melt the peanut butter chips, pipe it onto the flat side of the cookie half, and place the flat side of a Hershey’s kiss over it. “Glue” a mini chocolate chip to the top of the nutter butter bite to make the stem.
  3. Serve: Chill for 5 minutes and serve. Enjoy!

Tip From Our Recipe Developer

  • You can use homemade royal icing as the “glue” for this recipe if you prefer.
  • For a homemade holiday gift, fill a mason jar with chocolate acorns and attach a ribbon and card to it.

Storage

  • To Store: These chocolate acorns should be stored covered at room temperature for up to 2 days. They can also be stored in an air-tight container in your refrigerator for up to 7 days.
  • To Freeze: You can store your chocolate acorns in a freezer-safe container in your freezer for up to 6 months. 
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Frequently Asked Questions

Should I eat these acorn chocolates warm or cold?

These chocolate acorns should be served at room temperature or chilled. They should not be warmed because the chocolate will melt.

Can I make this ahead of time and freeze it?

Yes, you can make these chocolate acorns ahead of time and freeze them in a freezer-safe container for up to 6 months. Thaw them at room temperature, uncovered, to prevent condensation.

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4.80 from 5 votes
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Kisses Acorn Treats

Serves — 50
Hershey's Kisses Acorns are adorable bite-sized snacks that make fun seasonal crafts for kids. Easy to assemble in minutes, these sweet treats are perfect for Thanksgiving tables and any fall-themed party.
Prep Time 5 mins
Chill Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 25 almond Hersheys kisses
  • 25 special dark Hersheys kisses
  • 25 nutter butter bite cookies
  • 50 mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup Reese’s peanut butter chips

Instructions
 

  • Using a small knife or fork, separate the nutter butter bite cookies and remove the cream filling so that you have 50 nutter butter bite cookie halves.
  • In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt Reese peanut butter chips according to package instructions and then transfer the melted peanut butter chips to a piping bag or zip lock bag with the corner cut.
  • Pipe a small amount of the melted peanut butter onto the flat side of the nutter butter half and place the flat side of a Hershey’s kiss over it so that the melted peanut butter chips are holding them together.
  • Finally, using the same melted Reese peanut butter chips, adhere a mini semi-sweet chocolate chip to the top of the nutter butter bite to make the stem of the acorn.
  • Chill for 5 minutes and serve.

Jenn’s Notes

Storage:
  • To Store: These chocolate acorns should be stored covered at room temperature for up to 2 days. They can also be stored in an air-tight container in your refrigerator for up to 7 days.
  • To Freeze: You can store your chocolate acorns in a freezer-safe container in your freezer for up to 6 months. 
Tips:
  • You can use a homemade royal icing as the “glue” for this recipe if you prefer.
  • For a homemade holiday gift, fill a mason jar with chocolate acorns and attach a ribbon and card to it.

Nutrition Info

Calories: 65kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.001g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 31mg | Potassium: 6mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.1mg
Jennifer Fishkind

About Jenn

Jenn is a mom to three beautiful boys, wife to an amazing husband, social influencer and blogger. I love all things easy recipes, easy crafts, all things hacks, traveling EVERYWHERE and feeding my Pinterest addiction!

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