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It has been a while since I have been in the kitchen baking....but it felt so good to be back! And since the leaves are starting to change and pumpkin stands are popping up everywhere, I decided to jump on the seasonal pumpkin bandwagon. While browsing Target's candy aisle for goodies for a Fall themed care package for some girlfriends, I ran across some Pumpkin Spice Hersey Kisses. This isn't really my type of candy - I am a classic Kiss girl - but I knew they would be an excellent addition to some cookies! I started with a snickerdoodle cookie recipe, but instead of just cinnamon and sugar, I rolled the cookie dough in pumpkin pie spice (cinnamon, all spice, ginger, nutmeg, cloves) and sugar. After baking the cookies for about 10 minutes, I immediately pulled them out of the oven and pressed a Kiss into the top of the soft cookie. Because these Kisses aren't as dense and actually have a soft filling, they don't keep their Kiss-like shape, and sort of melt down into a thumbprint. And once they come out of the oven, your kitchen will smell like Fall! Is there anything better? If you can't get your hands on a bag of the Pumpkin Spice Kisses, you can just skip that step. The snickerdoodles on their own with that extra spice are delicious! Plus, they are the softest, fluffiest, and crumbliest cookies I have ever made. Simply wonderful!