Peanut Butter Snicker Cookies

Peanut Butter Snicker Cookies

by Nicole on June 5, 2012

These cookies were one the first things my husband made for me when were dating. I had never had anything quite like them. We have since made them for many many occasions. They have become a mandatory item when visiting with my family. I fear they may be happier to see them then me sometimes. :) I used a base Peanut Butter cookie recipe from Wit & Whistle.

Peanut Butter Snicker Cookies
 
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Serves: 24
Ingredients
  • 1¼ cup Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1 cup Margarine (do not substitute to get correct consistency)
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • ¾ cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 2¼ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup chocolate chips (for melting)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven 375 degrees
  2. Cream together the peanut butter, margarine, brown and white sugar. Then beat in eggs and vanilla
  3. In a separate bowl combine flour, baking powder and baking soda. Gradually stir the flour mixture into the peanut butter mixture.
  4. Unwrap mini Snickers
  5. Scoop about a TBS of dough and roll in a ball. Then cup in palm and press Snickers into middle. Cover bottom with cookie and shape into a round disk.
  6. Pop cookies on cookie sheet into fridge for about 3 minutes before baking (It helped to hold shape better)
  7. Bake for 9 minutes, turn and bake 3 minutes more (I know this seems oddly specific but this worked perfectly for me).
  8. Allow cookies to cool. Melt chocolate chips and drizzle on top.

 

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{ 8 comments… read them below or add one }

Judi Mark October 28, 2012 at 4:20 PM

I think the recipe sound wonderful. However, there is no mention of snickers in the ingredient section of the recipe. How many, what size, etc.?

Nicole October 28, 2012 at 6:26 PM

So sorry for the oversight (I corrected it on the page). I used one bag of the mini Snickers and it was more than enough with some left over for snacking :)

Marian July 7, 2012 at 4:10 PM

They look delicious and it’s lovely that these cookies bring back special memories for you! My husband cooked spagetthi for me when we just started dating… I will never forget them, they were terrible, but I still was happy he was trying to cook for me :-)!

Nicole July 9, 2012 at 10:51 PM

Hi Marian!

Thank you very much. The cookies do hold a special place in my memory. What a sweet story about your husbands efforts in the kitchen. :) I hope you and your family are all well.

Take care
Nicole

catarina June 19, 2012 at 5:34 PM

Hi Nicole! These cookies look delicious and I definitely want to try and cook them, but I have to ask something, I hope it’s not too stupid, but can you fit an entire mini snikers on each cookie?! At first I thought you would chop them, but then you didn’t mention anything..

Nicole June 22, 2012 at 11:44 PM

Hi Catarina!

There is no such thing as stupid questions :) You can actually fit the mini snicker whole in the cookie. It worked best to make the cookie into a ball then use the palm of your hand to cup the ball and insert the snicker and then shape it and cover the bottom. I hope this helps. They are really wonderful…enjoy! :)

Natalie June 6, 2012 at 8:51 PM

These look amazing! I can definitely see why they get requested!

Nicole June 11, 2012 at 12:44 AM

Aww thank you Natalie! :)

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