Friday, December 7, 2012

Peanut Butter Snickers Cookies

Remember how I love peanut butter? I eat it by the spoonful {with or without jam, honey, oreos, bananas, apples, white chocolate, etc}. I love anything that has peanut butter in it. Seriously, I can't remember anything that has had peanut butter in it that I haven't loved. And these are NO exception. These have snickers in them. Snickers are my favorite candy bar. {Okay, it's a tie between them and Reese's}. A friend made these for us for a get together and as soon as I tasted them, I asked for the recipe. Seriously, these are heaven-sent. Make. Them. Now.
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Peanut Butter Snickers Cookies
Makes about 24 cookies
1¼ cups all-purpose flour
¾ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
½ cup unsalted butter, softened
1 cup creamy peanut butter
¾ cup granulated sugar
½ cup light brown sugar
1 egg
1 tablespoon milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1½ cups chopped Snickers candy bars (about 4 regular size bars)
¾ cup milk chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a two baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats. Set aside.

In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.

In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the butter and the peanut butter together until fluffy. Add the sugars and beat until smooth. Add the egg and mix until combined. Add the milk and the vanilla extract and mix again.

Add the flour mixture and beat until flour disappears. Stir in the chopped Snickers and chocolate chips.

Drop by heaping tablespoons onto the prepared baking sheets. (I weighed mine out to about 2 ounces of dough per cookie.) Gently flatten each cookie ball with the palm of your hand. Bake for 10-11 minutes, or until cookies are slightly brown on the edges.

Cool the cookies on the baking sheets for about 5 to 10 minutes, then remove to a rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.

Recipe Source: Brown Eyed Baker

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