Cake Mix Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Looking for a chocolate cookie using Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® chocolate fudge cake mix? Look no further!

  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 54

Ingredients

Cookies

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ chocolate fudge cake mix
3/4
cup creamy peanut butter
1/4
cup water
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
eggs
1 1/2
cups semisweet chocolate chips

Frosting

1 1/2
containers Betty Crocker™ Whipped fluffy white frosting
3/4
cup creamy peanut butter
2
teaspoons milk

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F (350°F for dark or nonstick cookie sheet). Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cake mix, 3/4 cup peanut butter, the water, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed about 1 minute or until blended. Gently stir in chocolate chips. Onto cookie sheet, drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 10 minutes.
  • 4 In medium bowl, stir together frosting ingredients. Frost cookies with frosting. Store covered.

Expert Tips

For a decorative touch, spoon frosting into pastry bag fitted with star tip, then squirt frosting on each cookie. You can also use a star tip inside a food-storage plastic bag!

The secret ingredient in this recipe, cake mix, makes these cookies very light and the perfect chocolate base for the creamy frosting.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
115mg
115%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 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 Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.