Chocolate-Peanut Butter Candy Cookies

Peanut butter, chocolate and candy give chewy cookies real kid appeal.

  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 30

Ingredients

1/2
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup chocolate-flavored or regular peanut butter (from 14-oz jar)
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
1 1/4
cups all-purpose flour
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1 1/4
cups (about 12 oz) orange, yellow and brown candy-coated peanut butter candies
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet with shortening or spray with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat sugars and butter with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Beat in peanut butter, vanilla and egg. Stir in flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Stir in candies. Drop dough by heaping tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 12 minutes or until edges are set (centers will be soft). Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    140
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    105mg
    105%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    19g
    19%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    14g
    14%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 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.
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