Chocolate and Caramel Compost Cookies

Chocolate and Caramel Compost Cookies

Cocoa Puffs® cereal and potato chips add a crunch in these chocolate and caramel cookies – perfect for dessert.

Prep Time

45

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

2

dozen

3/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup shortening
2
tablespoons coffee grounds from brewed coffee
1 1/2
teaspoons vanilla
1
egg
2
cups all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
bag (6 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (1 cup)
1 1/2
cups slightly crushed rippled potato chips
1 1/2
cups Cocoa Puffs® cereal
30
round chewy caramels in milk chocolate (from 12-oz bag), unwrapped, cut into quarters
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray cookie sheets with cooking spray. In large bowl, beat brown sugar, sugar, butter and shortening with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy.
  2. Add coffee grounds, vanilla and egg; beat on low speed until blended.
  3. Add flour, baking soda and salt; beat until soft dough forms. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  4. Onto cookie sheets, drop dough by 1/4-cupfuls 2 inches apart. Bake 11 to 14 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 4 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely before storing in airtight container.
Makes 2 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
These are the perfect cookies to use up your leftover potato chips, cereals, candies and even coffee grounds.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 260
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 190mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 33g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 20g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.