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Snickers Bar Cookies

These cookies were a great way to use up an extra bag of Halloween candy and were a big hit at the office.  They’re even better if you put them in the microwave for a few seconds to warm them up before eating them.

When baking these cookies, stick with the lesser-end of the suggested baking time.  They may not look like they are browning when you take them out, but will dry out if you keep baking them until they start to turn golden brown.


Makes about 4 dozen cookies.


1 cup sugar
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup softened butter
1 cup peanut butter
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
2 eggs
3 cups flour
1 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoons salt
20 SNICKERS®  fun size candy bars (1 pkg.)
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Cut candy bars in 1/2.
  3. In large bowl combine first 6 ingredients and cream well.
  4. Add flour, baking powder, soda and salt. Mix well.
  5. Shape about 1 tablespoon of dough around each candy pieces, smoothing it into a ball. Make sure candy is completely covered.
  6. Place 4 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet, flatten slightly. Bake t 350 degrees for 13-16 minutes or until golden brown.  Be careful not to overcook as cookies will dry out.  Cool slightly and remove from cookie sheet.



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