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Dipped Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe
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Dipped Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

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Baking mix makes these soft, moist cookies a snap to stir-up, yet they're pretty enough for parties. "I'm often asked to bring them to wedding and baby showers, and they're popular around the holiday's, too. I sometimes mix the dough the day before and chill it until I have to bake the cookies."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:30 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 30 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups biscuit/baking mix
  • 3/4 to 1 pound milk chocolate candy coating, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon shortening

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 191 calories, 11 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 160 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the peanut butter, milk, egg and vanilla; beat until smooth. Gradually stir in biscuit mix and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  2. Shape into 1-in. balls and place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten each ball with the bottom of a glass. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire racks.
  3. In a microwave, melt candy coating and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip each cookie halfway into chocolate; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets; let stand until set. Yield: about 5 dozen.
Editor's Note: Milk chocolate confectionery coating is found in the baking section of most grocery stores. It is sometimes labeled "candy coating" and is often sold in bulk packages of 1 to 1-1/2 pounds.
Originally published as Dipped Peanut Butter Cookies in Quick Cooking November/December 1998, p28

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 191 calories, 11 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 160 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.

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Reviewed Jul. 28, 2013

My kids have taken this recipe to our county fair. It has judged well! Delicious and easy to make!

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Reviewed Dec. 19, 2009

I make these cookies every year for Christmas. It's not only a family favorite, but our friends can't get their fill of them either.

I never bothered to flatten them and they still turn out great. However, I top rack bake only as the bottoms tend to over brown.

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