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Crunchy Caramel Cookies

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 26 min
  • Servings 60

You decide! Make these crunchy, chewy caramel cookies with nuts, coconut, toffee chips or chocolate chips. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
3
cups Betty Crocker™ Potato Buds™ mashed potatoes (dry)
1/2
cup butter or margarine
3/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
eggs, slightly beaten
1/2
cup chopped, nuts, flaked coconut or toffee or chocolate chips of choice

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350ºF. Stir together flour and baking soda; set aside. Reserve 1 cup of the mashed potatoes (dry). Microwave butter in large microwavable bowl uncovered on High until melted. Stir in sugars, flour mixture, vanilla, eggs, remaining 2 cups mashed potatoes (dry) and the nuts. Let dough stand 5 minutes.
  • 2
    Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll balls in reserved mashed potatoes (dry), pressing firmly so potatoes stick to balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3
    Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. Cool completely on wire rack.

Expert Tips

  • (Total time will vary; cook or bake time is per batch.)
  • Ask your family if they can guess the secret ingredient in this recipe. It's the dry potato mix that adds a nice crunch!

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
20
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 g
Cholesterol
5 mg
Sodium
45 mg
Potassium
40 mg
Total Carbohydrate
10 g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Protein
1 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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