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Candy Bar Stuffed Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Cookies

Adding candy to cookies is a simple way to make cookies even more fun!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 12 cookies
Calories 414kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter room temperature
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 12 fun size candy bars or full size Reese's cups

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Cream together the butter, peanut butter, and sugars. Beat in the egg until light and fluffy.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients. Add the dry ingredients to the wet and mix until just combined. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  • Place two tablespoons of cookie dough on the prepared baking sheet and smash down a bit. Place a candy bar in the center. Drop another tablespoon of dough on top of the candy bar and cover the candy bar with the dough. The cookies will spread quite a bit to be around 4 to 5 inches in diameter, so place them far apart on the baking sheet. 
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 414kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 290mg | Potassium: 176mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 300IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 1.3mg