Secret-Center Cookie Cups

Easy Pillsbury® cookie dough bakes up with a surprise inside each little bite.

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  • prep time 55 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 36
 

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated peanut butter cookies
36
miniature milk chocolate-covered nougat and caramel candy bars (about 1-inch square), unwrapped
36
small paper baking cups (1 3/4 inch)
1
container (1 lb) chocolate creamy ready-to-spread frosting

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  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. For each cookie cup, wrap heaping teaspoonful cookie dough around 1 candy bar, enclosing it almost completely and forming ball. Place in paper baking cup; place cups 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 2 Bake 8 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. (Centers of cookies will sink slightly.) Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 3 Spoon about 3/4 cup frosting into pastry bag with a star tip. Pipe frosting on top of each cookie cup.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. For each cookie cup, wrap heaping teaspoonful cookie dough around 1 candy bar, enclosing it almost completely and forming ball. Place in paper baking cup; place cups 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 2 Bake 8 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. (Centers of cookies will sink slightly.) Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 3 Spoon about 3/4 cup frosting into pastry bag with a star tip. Pipe frosting on top of each cookie cup.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Don't worry if you don't have a pastry bag. Just use a spoon to add a dollop of frosting to the top of each cookie cup.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
120mg
120%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
15g
15%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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.