Prize-Winning Recipe 2007! No baking needed! Just a few minutes of stove-top prep and you’re on your way to a peanutty candy-like cookie.
cups light corn syrup
cup creamy peanut butter
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ peanut butter cookie mix
cups crisp rice cereal
cup salted peanuts
Line 2 large cookie sheets with waxed paper or foil.
In 5-quart heavy Dutch oven, heat corn syrup to boiling over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Stir in peanut butter until melted. Stir in cookie mix until well blended. Cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. (Candy thermometer should read 160°F.)
Immediately remove from heat. With wooden spoon or rubber spatula, gently fold in cereal and peanuts until well coated.
Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheets. Flatten each cookie slightly with fingertips. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Store covered at room temperature.
This recipe was one of fifteen winners in the 2007 Mix It Up with Betty! Cookie Mix Recipe Contest. More than $10,000 was awarded!
The cooking of these cookies goes quickly, so it's best to have all the ingredients measured and ready for mixing.
Spread cookie mixture in an ungreased 13x9-inch pan. Cut into bars.
Drizzle melted milk chocolate chips over cookies.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Cookie
- Calories from Fat
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- Vitamin A
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Exchanges:0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.