Chocolate Chip and Peanut Butter Cookies

The combination of peanut butter and chocolate is timeless in mouthwatering morsels that get a head start from yellow cake mix.

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  • prep time 55 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 48
 

Ingredients

1
box yellow cake mix
1 1/4
cups crunchy peanut butter
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
eggs
1
bag (11.5 oz) milk chocolate chips (2 cups)

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick cookie sheets). In large bowl, beat cake mix, peanut butter, brown sugar, butter and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Stir in chocolate chips.
  • 2 On ungreased cookie sheets, drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart. Flatten dough slightly with fingers.
  • 3 Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until edges are set (centers will be soft). Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Store covered.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick cookie sheets). In large bowl, beat cake mix, peanut butter, brown sugar, butter and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Stir in chocolate chips.
  • 2 On ungreased cookie sheets, drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart. Flatten dough slightly with fingers.
  • 3 Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until edges are set (centers will be soft). Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Store covered.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To make drop cookies uniform in size and shape, use a spring-handled cookie scoop. Select the size of the scoop based on how large or small you like your cookies.

To soften butter, let it stand at room temperature for 30 to 45 minutes.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
110mg
110%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
2%;
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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.