Snickers Cookies

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Snickers Cookies is a mashup of your favorite caramel, nutty candy bar and a crisp cookie. What could be better
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 14 minutes
Total: 24 minutes
Snickers Cookies in close up of three.

Snickers Cookies are a mashup of your favorite caramel, nutty candy bar and a crisp cookie. What could be better than Snickers bar turned into a cookie?

Snickers Cookies in close up of three.

This Snickers Cookies recipe will become your favorite cookie recipe. The recipe takes the world’s favorite candy bar and incorporates it into a decadent cookie. Only problem that you might have is not having enough on hand to satisfy all the hungry guests, after all who could resist all that crispy, chocolatey, caramelly, nutty goodness?

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What We Love About This Candy Cookies Recipe

What makes this recipe great? The delicate cookie with tons of Snickers in it, so much better than plain chocolate chip cookies! Did you know this iconic candy was named after a horse? For even more fun facts, check here.

  • Less than 30 Minutes: These cookies come together quickly and easily.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry.
  • Family Friendly: Your family and friends will love this special treat.
  • Makes Great Gifts: This cookie is great day or night and in any season. However, they are the perfect gift to give or as part of a cookie exchange.
Snickers Cookies in a high stack.

Ingredient Notes

  • Snickers: These are truly the star and can you can use whatever size you have on hands, mini snickers from Halloween, standard bars or king size.
  • Semi Sweet Chunks: This chocolate compliments the Snickers well and the chunks make it really decadent.
  • Pecans: Nut adds that crunch that takes the cookie over the top.
Flour, butter sugar, nuts, snickers etc to make the Snickers Cookies.

Equipment Needed

How to Make Candy Bar Cookies

These are the basic steps for making Candy Bar Cookies. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

Snickers Cookies mixing the ingredients of flour and sugar to make batter.

STEP 1: PREPARATION

First, preheat your oven and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Mix dry ingredients, flour, salt and baking soda together, set aside.

STEP 2: CREAM

Next, cream together the sugar and butter and then beat in the egg and the vanilla extract. Then slow incorporate the flour mixture.

Adding the snickers and nuts to dough to make the Snickers Cookies.

STEP 3: Candy

Then stir in 1/2 the chocolate chunks, 2/3 of the nuts and all of the chopped snicker pieces. After mixed use a scoop and place on a parchment lined baking sheet and flatten the dough slightly and decorate the top with addition chocolate and nuts.

STEP 4: BAKE

Finally, bake for 14 minutes and set on a cooling rack until completely cooled.

Plaing dough on baking tray to make the Snickers Cookies .

Prep and Storage Tips

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

Cookie dough can be made ahead of time and baked off later. Store in an airtight container in the fridge until ready to bake.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Keep these cookies in an airtight container in the fridge or at room temperature for up to two weeks.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

Indeed this recipe freezes beautifully, you can freeze the cookies for up to a year in an airtight container, either scooped and flattened slightly and ready to bake or already baked.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS RECIPE

If you want to reheat a frozen, baked cookie, thaw thoroughly and bake in a 250 degree oven for about 15 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions about Snicker Cookies

HOW TO MAKE THE BEST SNICKER COOKIES?

Here you will find all kinds of tricks and tips to make the best cookies. It is a Keepers Cookies 101 will help you be the best baker.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE DIFFERENT FLAVORS OF SNICKERS?

Of course, try the peanut butter or almond Snickers candy bars.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Absolutely, but I suggest making more, you won’t be sorry.

CAN YOU MAKE THESE INTO SNICKERS COOKIE BARS?

For sure, they would be great to make in a pan and cut into squares or bars. You can even make mini bite size Snickers cookies in appetizer pans.

Pile of finished Snickers Cookies on parchment paper.

Expert Tips for Making This Snickers Cookies Recipe

  • Add Peanuts: If you do not want pecans, you can add peanuts to mimic the candy bar for these Snicker cookies.
  • Short cut tip: Make dough ahead of time and keep in the fridge prior to baking for hot cookies.
  • Drizzle: Fancy up your cookie with drizzles of dark, milk or white chocolate on top.
  • Alternate ingredient: Feel free to use milk chocolate or dark chocolate chips in your cookies if you prefer.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: These cookies can be baked in your air fryer if your oven is tied up. They come out great.
  • Chilled dough: If you have time, chill your dough before baking as these cookies tend to keep their shape better.

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Snickers Cookies in close up of three.

Snickers Cookies

Yield: 17 cookies
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 14 minutes
Total: 24 minutes
Snickers Cookies is a mashup of your favorite caramel, nutty candy bar and a crisp cookie. What could be better
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Ingredients

  • cup flour
  • ¾ cup brown sugar, packed
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chunks, ½ cup reserved
  • 1 cup snickers pieces, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped, 1/3 reserved

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, beat butter and brown sugar until creamy.
  • Add egg and vanilla to creamed sugar and butter mixture.
  • Gradually add flour to creamed mixture.
  • Stir in ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chunks and 2/3 cup of the pecans.
  • Chop your candy bar pieces and mix into batter.
  • Use a large cookie or ice cream scoop and place cookies 3” apart on parchment lined baking sheet as these will spread.
  • Lightly press cookies to flatten. Press the reserved ½ cup chocolate chunks and reserved 1/3 chopped pecans into tops of cookies.
  • Bake 14 minutes. Cookies should be slightly under baked.
  • Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet. Transfer to wire rack to cool.

Expert Tips

  • Add Peanuts: IF you do not want pecans, you can add peanuts to mimic the candy bar.
  • Short cut tip: Make dough ahead of time and keep in the fridge until ready to bake for hot cookies.
  • Drizzle: Fancy up your cookie with drizzles of dark, milk or white chocolate on top.
  • Alternate ingredient:: Feel free to use milk chocolate or dark chocolate chunks in your cookies if you prefer.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: These cookies can be baked in your air fryer if your oven is tied up. They come out great.
  • Chilled dough: If you have time, chill your dough before baking as these cookies tend to keep their shape better.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 272kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 143mg | Potassium: 141mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 203IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookies, snickers

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