Peanutty Chocolate Candy Cookies

Turn to chocolate fudge cake mix for these easy and delicious cookies, decorated with peanuts and candies.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 36

Ingredients

1
box chocolate fudge cake mix
1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
eggs
2
cups candy-coated peanut butter pieces (from 1-lb 1.25-oz bag)
1
cup coarsely chopped salted peanuts
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick cookie sheets). Spray cookie sheets with cooking spray. In large bowl, beat cake mix, butter and eggs with electric mixer on low speed just until moistened. Stir in peanut butter pieces and peanuts.
  • 2 Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto cookie sheets.
  • 3 Bake 7 to 10 minutes or until edges are set and tops appear dry. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely. Store covered.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    140
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    150mg
    150%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    16g
    16%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    11g
    11%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    4%;
    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 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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