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Trail Mix Cookies

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  • 1 hr 10 min prep time
  • 1 hr 10 min total time
  • 14 ingredients
  • 60 servings
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Loaded with peanut butter, oats and raisins, Trail Mix Cookies make a satisfying, anytime snack.

Ingredients

1
cup granulated sugar
1
cup packed brown sugar
1
cup peanut butter
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup shortening
2
teaspoons vanilla
2
eggs
2
cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2
cups old-fashioned or quick-cooking oats
1
teaspoon baking powder
1
teaspoon baking soda
2
cups candy-coated chocolate candies
1
cup peanuts
3/4
cup raisins

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, beat sugars, peanut butter, butter, shortening, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, oats, baking powder and baking soda thoroughly. Stir in candies, peanuts and raisins.
  • 2 On ungreased cookie sheet, drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart; flatten slightly with fork.
  • 3 Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until light brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, beat sugars, peanut butter, butter, shortening, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, oats, baking powder and baking soda thoroughly. Stir in candies, peanuts and raisins.
  • 2 On ungreased cookie sheet, drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart; flatten slightly with fork.
  • 3 Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until light brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.

Expert Tips

Tailor these cookies to suit your taste. It's okay, for example, to omit the peanuts and increase the raisins or substitute walnuts for the peanuts.

Although quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats can be used for this recipe, the old-fashioned oats will make a chewier cookie with more texture.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
80mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
13g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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