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Candy Bar Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch + standing

Makes

6 dozen

These cookies are hard to resist if you love candy because every bite is like finding a hidden treasure. They are fun to make and even more fun to eat. Be sure to have a glass of milk for dunking! —Deirdre Cox, Kansas City, Missouri
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 Butterfinger candy bars (2.1 ounces each), finely crushed
  • 1 milk chocolate candy bar (3-1/2 ounces)

Directions

  1. Cream the butter, peanut butter and sugars in a large bowl until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine flour and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°. Shape dough into 1-in. balls; roll in crushed Butterfinger bars. Place 2 in. apart on parchment-lined baking sheets. Bake until set, 8-10 minutes. Cool for 2 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.
  3. Melt chocolate candy bar; drizzle over cooled cookies. Let stand until set. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

1 cookie: 103 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 63mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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