Candy-Topped Peanut Butter Cookie Pizza

Candy-Topped Peanut Butter Cookie Pizza

Tags: Cookies

  • Prep Time: 30 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Ready Time: 50 min
  • Yield: 15 inch cookie pizza

Ingredients

COOKIE PIZZA

  • 1 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • OR 1 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar, divided
  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 cup Jif® Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 2 cups quick oats, uncooked

CHOCOLATE SAUCE

  • 2 cups (12 oz. pkg.) milk chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • OR 1/4 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening

TOPPINGS

  • Gummy bears, small pieces of gumdrops, mini chocolate chips, candy coated chocolate pieces, chopped peanuts, flaked coconut, candied cherries, slivered almonds, miniature marshmallows, candy corn, cashews, raisins

DRIZZLE

  • 1 cup (6 oz. pkg.) white chocolate chips

Preparation Directions

  • HEAT oven to 350ºF.

PIZZA COOKIE

  • COMBINE 1 cup shortening, 1 cup sugar and brown sugar in bowl of electric mixer; beat at low speed until well blended.
  • ADD peanut butter, eggs, baking soda, vanilla and salt. Mix about 2 minutes or until well blended. Stir in flour and oats with spoon. Place remaining 1/4 cup sugar in small bowl.
  • SHAPE dough into a flattened disc. Sprinkle all sides with sugar. Place disc on 15-inch pizza pan; press out to fill pan, creating a "crust" on the edge.
  • BAKE 15 to 18 minutes (do not overbake). Cool 5 to 8 minutes on baking sheet.

CHOCOLATE SAUCE

  • COMBINE chocolate chips and 1/4 cup shortening in microwave-safe measuring cup; microwave on MEDIUM (50% power) 2 to 3 minutes or until chips are shiny and soft (or melt on rangetop in small saucepan on very low heat). Stir until smooth.
  • SPOON melted chocolate into center of cookie. Spread to inside edge. Sprinkle desired toppings over chocolate.

TOPPINGS

  • TOP "pizza" as desired with any of the listed toppings.

DRIZZLE

  • PLACE white chocolate chips in heavy resealable plastic bag. Seal. Microwave on MEDIUM (50% power). Knead bag after 1 minute. Repeat until smooth (or melt by placing in bowl of hot water). Cut pinpoint hole in corner of bag. Squeeze out and drizzle over cookie.
  • CUT into wedges to serve.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 slice, 1/48 of recipe), Calories 210 (Calories from Fat 100), Total Fat 12g (Saturated Fat 4g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 10mg, Sodium 90mg, Total Carbohydrate 24g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 16g), Protein 3g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 2%, Iron 4%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.