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3-Ingredient Secret-Center Cookie Cups

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  34 reviews
  • 55 min prep time
  • 1 hr 10 min total time
  • 3 ingredients
  • 36 servings
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Easy Pillsbury® peanut butter cookie dough bakes up with a sweet chocolaty surprise inside each bite.

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated peanut butter cookies
36
miniature milk chocolate-covered nougat and caramel candy bars (about 1-inch square), unwrapped
1
container (1 lb) chocolate creamy ready-to-spread frosting

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. For each cookie cup, wrap heaping teaspoonful cookie dough around 1 candy bar, enclosing it almost completely and forming ball. Place in 1 3/4-inch paper baking cups placed 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 2 Bake 8 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. (Centers of cookies will sink slightly.) Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 3 Spoon about 3/4 cup frosting into pastry bag with a star tip. Pipe frosting on top of each cookie cup.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. For each cookie cup, wrap heaping teaspoonful cookie dough around 1 candy bar, enclosing it almost completely and forming ball. Place in 1 3/4-inch paper baking cups placed 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 2 Bake 8 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. (Centers of cookies will sink slightly.) Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 3 Spoon about 3/4 cup frosting into pastry bag with a star tip. Pipe frosting on top of each cookie cup.

Expert Tips

Don't worry if you don't have a pastry bag. Just use a spoon to add a dollop of frosting to the top of each cookie cup.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
10%
Saturated Fat
2g
11%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
120mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
15g
15%
Protein
1g
1%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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