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Holiday Peanut Butter Surprise Cookies

holiday peanut butter surprise cookies Dessert
Holiday Peanut Butter Surprise Cookies
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 4
  • Servings 16

Three-ingredient chocolate and peanut butter cookies in colors customizable for any holiday! What’s not to love? MORE+ LESS-

October 13, 2014
Pillsbury Cookie Dough
Make with
Pillsbury Cookie Dough


roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated peanut butter cookies
red and green candy-coated chocolate candies
Red sugar
Green sugar


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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2
    Remove wrapper from dough; divide dough evenly into 16 portions. For each portion, place 3 chocolate candies in center, forming dough into ball around chocolate candies.
  • 3
    On separate plates, sprinkle sugars; roll 8 balls in each color. Place balls 2 inches apart on parchment-lined cookie sheet (do not flatten balls).
  • 4
    Bake about 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

  • This is a great project for kids! They’ll love forming the dough around the chocolate candies and working with the colored sugar.
  • These cookies are perfect for a festive get-together or tailgate party. Customize the colors of the sugar for any holiday or team.
  • Colored sugar is found in the baking aisle at the grocery store baking aisle. It can also be easily made by stirring a couple drops of food coloring into 1/4 cup of granulated sugar.

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