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Candy-Topped Peanut Butter Cookies

Baking mix makes it quick and easy to whip up a batch of homemade peanut butter cookies.

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  • prep time 1 hr 35 min
  • total time 2 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 48
 

Ingredients

1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1
cup creamy peanut butter
2
cups baking mix
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
tablespoons sugar
48
round chewy caramels in milk chocolate (from 12-oz bag), unwrapped

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, beat condensed milk and peanut butter with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended.
  • 2 Stir in baking mix and vanilla until well blended.
  • 3 Shape dough into 48 (1-inch) balls. Measure sugar into small bowl. Dip top of each ball into sugar. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls 2 inches apart.
  • 4 Bake 7 to 9 minutes. Firmly press 1 caramel into center of each cookie. Bake about 1 minute or until chocolate begins to soften and cookie begins to turn light golden brown. Cool 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, beat condensed milk and peanut butter with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended.
  • 2 Stir in baking mix and vanilla until well blended.
  • 3 Shape dough into 48 (1-inch) balls. Measure sugar into small bowl. Dip top of each ball into sugar. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls 2 inches apart.
  • 4 Bake 7 to 9 minutes. Firmly press 1 caramel into center of each cookie. Bake about 1 minute or until chocolate begins to soften and cookie begins to turn light golden brown. Cool 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Get the kids involved in making this recipe. Simple steps and kid-friendly ingredients make for great holiday memories.

You can freeze these cookies tightly wrapped for up to two months.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
110mg
110%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.