Giant Polka Dot Cookies

Giant Polka Dot Cookies

Appeal to kids of all ages with super-size and super-yummy cookies chock-full of colorful chocolate candies.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

28

cookies

1 1/2
cups packed brown sugar
1
cup granulated sugar
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
cup shortening
2
teaspoons vanilla
2
eggs
3 3/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons baking soda
1
teaspoon salt
2
cups candy-coated chocolate candies
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat sugars, butter, shortening, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon, until well blended. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt. Stir in candies.
  2. Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls about 3 inches apart onto ungreased large cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 12 to 16 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 3 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.
Makes 28 cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Did You Know
Unbaked cookie dough can be frozen in an airtight container up to 9 months. Before baking, thaw frozen dough in the fridge at least 8 hours.
How-To
A trick for making drop cookies the same size and shape: Use a spring-handled cookie or ice-cream scoop. A #16 scoop holds 1/4 cup dough.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 330
    • (Calories from Fat 160),
  • Total Fat 17g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 1 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 35mg;
  • Sodium 240mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 41g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 27g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 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;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.