Holiday Chocolate Candy Cookie Recipes

Holiday Candy Cookie Bites

Red and green candies are used in this favorite American cookie to give it a holiday twist.

45 min.prep time 2:00total time
72 cookies
141 Rating

Ingredients

1 1/3 cups firmly packed brown sugar
2/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/3 cup peanut butter
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 1/2 cups uncooked quick-cooking oats
1 (10-ounce) package red and green candy-coated milk chocolate pieces
1 cup white baking chips

Directions

Heat oven to 350°F.

Combine brown sugar, butter, peanut butter, eggs and vanilla in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Add flour, baking powder and baking soda; beat at low speed until well mixed. Stir in oats, chocolate pieces and baking chips.

Drop dough by heaping teaspoonfuls into paper-lined mini muffin pans. Bake 15-17 minutes or until set and light golden brown. Let stand 2 minutes; remove from pans.

Variations:
Giant Candy Cookies:
Prepare recipe as directed except drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls 3 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten cookies to 3-inch diameter. Bake 13-15 minutes or until light golden brown. Let stand 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets. Yield: 18 giant cookies.

Traditional Candy Cookies: Prepare recipe as directed except drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten cookies to 2-inch diameter. Bake 12-14 minutes or until light golden brown. Let stand 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets. Yield: 36 (2 1/2-inch) cookies.

Recipe Tip

- Paper liners for mini muffin pans vary considerably in size. The liners used for these cookie bites are 1-inch diameter and sometimes called petit-four cups.

- Cookies can be frozen up to 1 month.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories: 90

Fat: 4g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 50mg

Carbohydrates: 12g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 2g

Recipe #9896©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

m & m candy cookies
Made these last year for the kids. They are pretty good, and the kids love them. Sort of time consuming, putting them in the paper cups. Over all a neat idea for a change.

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