Fiesta Fudge Cookies

Fiesta Fudge Cookies

Prize-Winning Recipe 2007! Here’s a must-have, great-looking, fudgy candy cookie for any cookie tray.

Prep Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Total Time

1:00

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Makes

5

dozen

1/3
cup butter or margarine
6
oz unsweetened chocolate
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
60
white and chocolate-striped candy drops or pieces, unwrapped
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter and chocolate on High 1 minute. Stir; microwave on High 1 minute longer or until butter is melted and chocolate can be stirred smooth.
  2. Stir condensed milk into chocolate mixture. Stir in cookie mix and cinnamon until well blended.
  3. Using 1 level tablespoonful of dough for each cookie, shape into 60 balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  4. Bake 6 to 7 minutes or until edges lose their shiny look (do not overbake). Immediately press 1 candy into center of each cookie. Cool cookies on cookie sheet 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheets. To get candy to spread slightly on top of cookie, tap edge of each cookie lightly. Cool completely. Store covered at room temperature.
Makes 5 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Did You Know?
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!
Special Touch
You can substitute milk chocolate candy drops or pieces for the striped candy.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 100
    • (Calories from Fat 40),
  • Total Fat 4 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 45mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 13g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 10g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.