Peanut Caramel Mystery Cookies

This Halloween enjoy these caramelized chocolaty peanut cookies that are made using Pillsbury® cookies - a perfect fall dessert.

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  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

1
cup salted cocktail peanuts, finely chopped
1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated peanut butter cookies
24
round chewy caramels in milk chocolate (from 12-oz bag), unwrapped
4
oz bittersweet baking chocolate, chopped

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper. In small bowl, place chopped peanuts.
  • 2 For each cookie, shape 1 tablespoon dough around 1 caramel candy, covering completely to form a ball. Roll in peanuts to coat. On cookie sheets, place balls 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate uncovered on High 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth. Drizzle over cookies.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper. In small bowl, place chopped peanuts.
  • 2 For each cookie, shape 1 tablespoon dough around 1 caramel candy, covering completely to form a ball. Roll in peanuts to coat. On cookie sheets, place balls 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate uncovered on High 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth. Drizzle over cookies.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Chocolate-covered caramels that melt inside the cookies while baking are a sweet surprise!

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
),
Sodium
125mg
125%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.