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Candy Bar Cookies

No recipe image available.Buttery peanut butter cookie dough is wrapped around squares of milk chocolate, baked, and drizzled with chocolate icing.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 (16-ounce) milk chocolate candy bar, chopped
1 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
1 tablespoon milk

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a large bowl, beat together softened butter, creamy peanut butter, sugar, and brown sugar until fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla and beat again.
  3. In another bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and baking soda. Stir into the creamed mixture.
  4. Cut chocolate candy bar into 1/2-inch squares. Form a teaspoonful of the dough around each piece and bake on an ungreased baking sheet for 10 to 12 minutes. Cool, then drizzle on the chocolate glaze.
  5. Chocolate Glaze: In a bowl combine powdered sugar, unsweetened baking cocoa, and milk. Add additional milk, slowly, as needed to make a drizzling glaze.

Makes 5 dozen cookies.