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Chocolate and Caramel Compost Cookies

  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 24

Cocoa Puffs® cereal and potato chips add a crunch in these chocolate and caramel cookies – perfect for dessert. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

3/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup shortening
2
tablespoons coffee grounds from brewed coffee
1 1/2
teaspoons vanilla
1
egg
2
cups all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
bag (6 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (1 cup)
1 1/2
cups slightly crushed rippled potato chips
1 1/2
cups Cocoa Puffs™ cereal
30
round chewy caramels in milk chocolate (from 12-oz bag), unwrapped, cut into quarters

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray cookie sheets with cooking spray. In large bowl, beat brown sugar, sugar, butter and shortening with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy.
  • 2
    Add coffee grounds, vanilla and egg; beat on low speed until blended.
  • 3
    Add flour, baking soda and salt; beat until soft dough forms. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  • 4
    Onto cookie sheets, drop dough by 1/4-cupfuls 2 inches apart. Bake 11 to 14 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 4 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely before storing in airtight container.

Expert Tips

  • These are the perfect cookies to use up your leftover potato chips, cereals, candies and even coffee grounds.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
21%
Saturated Fat
6g
30%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
190mg
8%
Potassium
95mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
11%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
20g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 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; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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