Recipes and Cooking Malted Milk Ball Cookies 4.0 (7) For a double burst of old-fashioned flavor, these cookies include crushed candies in the dough and sprinkled on top, too. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 1, 2007 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jay Wilde Prep Time: 35 mins Cool Time: 2 mins Bake Time: 8 mins Total Time: 45 mins Yield: 60 cookies Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ¾ cup butter, softened 1 ¼ cup packed brown sugar 1 cup granulated sugar 1 ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 3 eggs ¼ cup cooking oil 1 ½ teaspoon vanilla 3 ½ cup all-purpose flour 1 ½ cup whole bran cereal 3 cup malted milk balls, crushed (12 ounces) Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In a very large mixing bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add brown sugar, granulated sugar, baking soda, and salt. Beat until well combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Beat in eggs, oil, and vanilla. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour and the cereal. If desired, reserve 1/2 cup crushed candies to sprinkle on top. Stir remaining candies into dough. Shape dough into 1-1/2-inch balls. Place balls 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden. Place cookie sheet on a wire rack. If desired, immediately sprinkle tops of warm cookies with reserved crushed candies. Cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack; cool completely. Makes about 60 cookies. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 122 Calories 5g Fat 19g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 122 % Daily Value * Total Fat 5g 6% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 17mg 6% Sodium 100mg 4% Total Carbohydrate 19g 7% Total Sugars 12g Protein 1g Calcium 20.2mg 2% Iron 1.1mg 6% Potassium 49mg 1% Folate, total 24.2mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.