Holiday Candy Cookie Bites
72
cookies
45 min
PREP TIME
2 hrs
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

1 1/3 cups firmly packed brown sugar

2/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1/3 cup peanut butter

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

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

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    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.

  3. STEP 3

    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.

Tip #1

- 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.

Tip #2

- Cookies can be frozen up to 1 month.

Tip #3

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 on cookie sheets; remove to cooling rack. 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 on cookie sheets; remove to cooling rack. Yield: 36 (2 1/2-inch) cookies.

Nutrition

90Calories
4Fat (mg)
10Cholesterol (mg)
50Sodium (mg)
12Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
2Protein (g)

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  September 02, 2011

m & m candy cookies

— says kassey
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  November 22, 2008

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.

— says Betty
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