Chocolate-Filled Cashew Cookies

Top a chocolate-filled sugar cookie with a tasty, rich cashew.

  • prep time 1 hr 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 46

Ingredients

1
roll Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1
cup salted cashews or peanuts, chopped
1
bag (13 oz) milk chocolate candy drops or pieces (about 81), unwrapped
46
salted whole cashews or peanuts
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour and chopped cashews until well blended. Shape dough into 46 (1-inch) balls. Wrap each ball of dough around 1 milk chocolate candy. On ungreased cookie sheets, place 2 inches apart.
  • 2 Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until cookies are set and edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool 15 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in small microwavable bowl, microwave remaining milk chocolate candies uncovered on High 1 minute; stir until smooth. If necessary, microwave 10 seconds longer.
  • 4 Swirl 1/2 teaspoon melted chocolate on top of each cookie. Press 1 whole cashew into chocolate on each cookie.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    120
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    50mg
    50%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    12g
    12%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    4%;
    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.
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