Cake mix and granola bars speed up preparation of hearty cookies. The addition of a melted chip drizzle is terrific.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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 PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Cookie
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- 2 1/2g,
- 2 1/2%
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
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 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.