Peanutty Granola Cookies

Peanutty Granola Cookies

Cake mix and granola bars speed up preparation of hearty cookies. The addition of a melted chip drizzle is terrific.

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box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® butter recipe yellow cake mix
cup butter, softened
Nature Valley® sweet & salty peanut granola bars (from 7.4-oz box), coarsely chopped
cup peanut butter chips or white vanilla baking chips (from 10- or 12-oz bag)
1 1/2
teaspoons shortening
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). In large bowl, beat cake mix, butter and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Stir in chopped granola bars. Onto ungreased cookie sheet, drop mixture by tablespoonfuls.
  2. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set and light golden brown around edges. Let cool on cookie sheet 2 minutes. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  3. In small microwavable bowl, microwave peanut butter chips and shortening uncovered on High 15 seconds; stir. Microwave 15 to 25 seconds longer or until mixture can be stirred smooth. Spoon into small food-storage plastic bag. Cut off tiny corner of bag; squeeze bag to drizzle mixture over cookies. Let stand about 30 minutes or until drizzle is set. Store in airtight container.
Makes 32 cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
If you like the flavor combination of peanuts and chocolate, substitute chocolate chips for the peanut butter chips.
Use your favorite flavor of Nature Valley® sweet & salty granola bars for these cookies.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 120
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 150mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 16g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 10g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 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 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.