Double Chocolate-Covered Peanut Cookies

Double Chocolate-Covered Peanut Cookies
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Use large double dipped chocolate-covered peanuts for an extra indulgent cookie!
35 min
Prep Time
50 min
Total Time
54 cookies

Ingredients

Cookie

2 cups
all-purpose flour
1/4 cup
unsweetened cocoa
1 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
2/3 cup
sugar
1 teaspoon
vanilla
54
double dipped or large chocolate-covered peanuts*

Topping

6 ounces
chocolate-flavored candy coating (almond bark)
powdered sugar
 
*Substitute your favorite chocolate-covered nuts such as almonds or macadamias.

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Combine flour and cocoa in small bowl until well mixed; set aside.
  2. Combine butter, sugar and vanilla in large bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add flour mixture; beat at low speed until well mixed.
  3. Shape rounded teaspoonfuls of dough around each chocolate-covered peanut to form 1-inch balls. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 9-11 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to cooling racks. Cool completely.
  4. Place candy coating into small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave, stirring frequently, 60-90 seconds or until melted and smooth. Dip tops of cooled cookies into melted candy coating or sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Recipe Tips

Look in the bulk candy section of the supermarket or candy stores for large double dipped chocolate-covered peanuts.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories
90
Cholesterol
10mg
Carbohydrates
10g
Protein
1g
Fat
6g
Sodium
30mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

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