Peanut Butter Chocolate Treats
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1 package (16 ounces) refrigerated ready-to-bake peanut butter cookies with candy pieces
- 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
- 3 ounces milk chocolate candy coating, melted
- Bake cookies according to package directions. Cool on wire racks. Spread 12 cookies with 1/2 teaspoon peanut butter each; spoon melted chocolate over peanut butter. Let stand for 5 minutes or until set. Save remaining cookies for another use.
Nutrition Facts2 each: 465 calories, 25g fat (9g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 415mg sodium, 56g carbohydrate (39g sugars, 2g fiber), 8g protein.
Oct 6, 2014
Delicious, quick and simple idea starting with refrigerated cookie dough. I made these for a super fast dessert after a heavy meal.
Jul 12, 2012
I don't generally use pre-packaged refrigerated dough as it contains a lot of sodium and other artificial ingredients. However, I would make the cookies using the basic Toll House chocolate chip cookie recipe, subsituting one bag of Reeses Peanut Butter Candies for the chocolate chips. I think that 2 tbs of peanut butter would not be enough for this recipe; would suggest instead of covering the whole cookie, to put a small dollop in the center, maybe 1/2 to 1 tsp worth of peanut butter, smooth into a circle, then melt 1/2 bag of chocolate chips and dollop on top of the peanut butter to coat it. Still looks pretty without getting smeared or being messy!
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