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Crisp Peanut Butter Chews

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Servings 72

Prize-Winning Recipe 2007! No baking needed! Just a few minutes of stove-top prep and you’re on your way to a peanutty candy-like cookie. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups light corn syrup
1
cup creamy peanut butter
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ peanut butter cookie mix
7
cups crisp rice cereal
1
cup salted peanuts

Steps

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  • 1
    Line 2 large cookie sheets with waxed paper or foil.
  • 2
    In 5-quart heavy Dutch oven, heat corn syrup to boiling over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Stir in peanut butter until melted. Stir in cookie mix until well blended. Cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. (Candy thermometer should read 160°F.)
  • 3
    Immediately remove from heat. With wooden spoon or rubber spatula, gently fold in cereal and peanuts until well coated.
  • 4
    Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheets. Flatten each cookie slightly with fingertips. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Store covered at room temperature.

Expert Tips

  • 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!
  • The cooking of these cookies goes quickly, so it's best to have all the ingredients measured and ready for mixing.
  • Spread cookie mixture in an ungreased 13x9-inch pan. Cut into bars.
  • Drizzle melted milk chocolate chips over cookies.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
85mg
4%
Potassium
40mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
6g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
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; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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