Candy and Nut Cookies Recipe

Jumbo Candy & Nut Cookies

Peanut cookies with chocolate candy pieces are a family favorite.

30 min. prep time
2 1/2 dozen cookies
353 Ratings


1 cup sugar
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup LAND O LAKES® Butter, softened
1 tablespoon vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups uncooked quick-cooking oats
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 (14-ounce) package (2 cups) candy-coated milk chocolate pieces
1 cup coarsely chopped peanuts


Heat oven to 350°F. Combine sugar, brown sugar, butter, eggs and vanilla in large bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Reduce speed to low; add all remaining ingredients except chocolate pieces and peanuts. Beat until well mixed. Stir in chocolate pieces and peanuts.

Drop dough by scant 1/4 cupfuls, 2 inches apart, onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 12 to 16 minutes or until light golden brown.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories: 260

Fat: 12g

Cholesterol: 32mg

Sodium: 160mg

Carbohydrates: 33g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #4389B©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I have been making these out of my booklet from Land O Lakes that is 25+ years old. They are the greatest and my husbands favortie cookies. I substitute chocolate chunks for the candies most of the time, except at Christmas I use red and green M&M's.
My boys love these cookies and request them often!
These are great cookies. Just the right amount of sweet and salty. My nieces and nephews are always asking me to make them.

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