Peanut Butter Penguins

Total Time

Prep: 1 hour + standing


32 cookies

Updated: Apr. 08, 2023
Could these be any more adorable? To treat your guests to this chocolaty, peanut buttery goodness, just cover Nutter Butter cookies with chocolate and decorate! They’re a lot of fun to make and even more fun to eat. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Peanut Butter Penguins Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1-1/4 pounds dark chocolate candy coating, chopped
  • 1 package (16 ounces) Nutter Butter cookies
  • 64 candy eyes
  • 32 bright white candy coating disks
  • 32 orange M&M's minis
  • 64 orange milk chocolate M&M's


  1. Microwave candy coating; stir until smooth. Dip 1 cookie in chocolate; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper. Attach 2 candy eyes and a white coating disk for the belly. Add an M&M's mini for beak and 2 regular M&M's for feet. Repeat to dip and decorate all cookies. Let stand until set.

Nutrition Facts

1 cookie: 156 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 57mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.