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Chocolate-Peanut Butter-Oatmeal Munchies

Start with refrigerated cookie dough, then blend in dried fruits, candy and plenty of peanuts.

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  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 20
 

Ingredients

2/3
cup peanut butter
1/2
cup quick-cooking oats
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
egg
1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated chocolate chip cookies
1/4
cup miniature candy-coated chocolate baking bits
1/4
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/4
cup chopped salted peanuts

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, stir together peanut butter, oats, oil and egg. Break up cookie dough; add to peanut butter mixture. Add remaining ingredients; stir until well mixed.
  • 2 On ungreased cookie sheets, drop dough by heaping tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart. Press with fingers to flatten slightly.
  • 3 Bake 13 to 15 minutes or until golden brown and edges are just set (tops will not look done). Do not overbake. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, stir together peanut butter, oats, oil and egg. Break up cookie dough; add to peanut butter mixture. Add remaining ingredients; stir until well mixed.
  • 2 On ungreased cookie sheets, drop dough by heaping tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart. Press with fingers to flatten slightly.
  • 3 Bake 13 to 15 minutes or until golden brown and edges are just set (tops will not look done). Do not overbake. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For variety, you could use raisins instead of dried cranberries, and chopped pretzels instead of peanuts.

Store these moist cookies in an airtight container.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Large Cookie
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
120mg
120%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 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; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.