Chocolate-Dipped Peanut Butter Fingers

Refrigerated peanut butter cookie dough provides a jump start on these popular peanutty holiday cookies.

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  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 32
 

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated peanut butter cookies
1/3
cup all-purpose flour
8
oz sweet baking chocolate, broken into squares
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
Finely chopped peanuts and/or multicolored candy sprinkles

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  • 1 Heat oven to 375ºF. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir in flour until well blended. Divide dough into 32 pieces. Shape each into log about 2 1/2 inches long; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. With knife, make 3 shallow (about 1/4-inch-deep) cuts lengthwise in each log.
  • 2 Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets; place on wire racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 3 In microwavable measuring cup, microwave chocolate and oil on High 30 to 60 seconds, stirring every 15 seconds until smooth. Dip 1/3 of each cookie into chocolate, allowing excess chocolate to drip off. Dip into peanuts.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375ºF. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir in flour until well blended. Divide dough into 32 pieces. Shape each into log about 2 1/2 inches long; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. With knife, make 3 shallow (about 1/4-inch-deep) cuts lengthwise in each log.
  • 2 Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets; place on wire racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 3 In microwavable measuring cup, microwave chocolate and oil on High 30 to 60 seconds, stirring every 15 seconds until smooth. Dip 1/3 of each cookie into chocolate, allowing excess chocolate to drip off. Dip into peanuts.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Semisweet or milk chocolate would work equally well for dipping these cookies.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
50mg
50%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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.