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Peanutty Chocolate Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.

Makes

about 3-1/2 dozen

"I have never taken these cookies anywhere without a request for the recipe," relates Brenda Jackson of Garden City, Kansas. "For an attractive look, I reserve some chocolate and nuts to press into each cookie before baking. If I make them for church or school, I usually double the batch.
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 package fudge brownie mix (13-in. x 9-inch pan size)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 12 ounces milk chocolate candy bars, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup unsalted peanuts

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream peanut butter and oil. Beat in eggs just until combined. Stir in brownie mix and water. Fold in the chopped candy bars and peanuts.
  2. Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-14 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.

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