Peanut Butter Autumn Spotlights

Celebrate the season with these peanut butter cookies baked to perfection with candy-coated peanut butter pieces - a yummy treat that's ready in an hour!

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  • prep time 60 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 42
 

Ingredients

1
box (1 lb 2.25 oz) yellow cake mix with pudding
1/2
cup peanut butter
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4
cup water
2
eggs
1
cup candy-coated peanut butter pieces

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat cake mix, peanut butter, butter, water and eggs with electric mixer on low speed until well blended. Stir in candy pieces. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 2 Bake 8 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat cake mix, peanut butter, butter, water and eggs with electric mixer on low speed until well blended. Stir in candy pieces. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 2 Bake 8 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Kick up the holiday theme by looking for seasonally available bags of orange and black candies, or buy several regular bags and use only the orange and dark brown candies. If you can't find candy-coated peanut butter pieces, then use candy-coated chocolate candies.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
115mg
115%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
0%;
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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.