Bake-Off® Contest 41, 2004
Louisville, Ohio

Peanut Butter Brownie Cookies

These chocolaty cookies have a peanut butter surprise in every bite.

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  • prep time 60 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

1
(18.4-oz.) box Pillsbury™ Family Size Chocolate Fudge Brownie Mix
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
4
oz. cream cheese (from 8-oz. pkg.), softened
1
egg
1
cup powdered sugar
1
cup Jif® creamy peanut butter
1/2
(16-oz.) can chocolate fudge ready-to-spread frosting

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, beat brownie mix, melted butter, cream cheese and egg 50 strokes with spoon until well blended (dough will be sticky).
  • 2 Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets to make 24 cookies; smooth edge of each to form round cookie.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix powdered sugar and peanut butter with spoon until mixture forms a ball. With hands, roll rounded teaspoonfuls peanut butter mixture into 24 balls. Lightly press 1 ball into center of each ball of dough.
  • 4 Bake at 350°F. for 10 to 14 minutes or until edges are set. Cool on cookie sheets at least 30 minutes.
  • 5 Remove from cookie sheets. Spread thin layer of frosting over peanut butter portion of each cooled cookie.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, beat brownie mix, melted butter, cream cheese and egg 50 strokes with spoon until well blended (dough will be sticky).
  • 2 Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets to make 24 cookies; smooth edge of each to form round cookie.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix powdered sugar and peanut butter with spoon until mixture forms a ball. With hands, roll rounded teaspoonfuls peanut butter mixture into 24 balls. Lightly press 1 ball into center of each ball of dough.
  • 4 Bake at 350°F. for 10 to 14 minutes or until edges are set. Cool on cookie sheets at least 30 minutes.
  • 5 Remove from cookie sheets. Spread thin layer of frosting over peanut butter portion of each cooled cookie.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
115mg
115%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.