Thursday, March 24, 2011

Snickers Surprise Cookies

Oh mylanta!  Not only do these cookies look fantastic, they taste divine!  A snickers bar tucked away all soft and melty-like in a warm, soft peanut butter shell drizzled with smooth and creamy milk chocolate.  Decadent and delicious!  Be sure to have a glass of milk in hand for these babies!

Snickers Surprise Cookies

1 cup butter, softened
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1 cup light brown sugar
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
3 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 1/2 (13 oz.) packages Snickers miniatures
powdered sugar (for sprinkling)
melted chocolate (for drizzling)

Combine the butter, peanut butter and sugars using a mixer on medium to low speed until ight and fluffy.  Slowly add eggs and vanilla until thoroughly combined.  Then mix in flour, salt, and baking soda.  Cover and chill dough for at least 30 minutes.  Unwrap all the Snickers minis.  Remove dough from fridge.  Divide the dough into tablespoon size pieces and flatten.  Place a Snickers in the center of each piece of dough. Form the dough into a ball around each Snickers.  Place onto a greased cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes.  Let cool on a rack.  Lightly sprinkle the cookies with powdered sugar and drizzle melted chocolate over the top.  (For the melted chocolate, I combined about 4 ounces of semi-sweet chocolate chips with 1 tsp. shortening.  Melted it in the microwave and put it in a plastic sandwich bag.  Then I cut off the corner and drizzled.)

Recipe Source:  My SIL Christina Jenkins

Linked to:  Sweet Tooth Friday, Sweets for a Saturday, This Week's Cravings, Potluck Sunday, Tuesday's Tasty Tidbits, A Themed Baker's Sunday


Lisa said...

Oh my gosh, those look like the best surprise in the world. I can just imagine people eating these and begging for more.

christyd said...

These look so delicious! Thank you for sharing

Amy said...

I love surprises! These cookes look delicious and wonderful!


Allison @ Alli 'n Son said...

I've been dying to make filled cookies like this. Yum!

Thanks for linking up with Sweet Tooth Friday!

Hannah said...

These are a favorite of mine. Yours look great!

Kim said...

Oh yum these look lovely! I made some snickers muffins last week so I am a bit peanut-buttered out but would love to try these sometime. Mmmm!

Erin said...

Oh my gosh! Snickers and peanut butter cookies combines?! Genius!!! I can't wait to make these!


This recipe would be great for our linky party starting tomorrow at THIS WEEK'S CRAVINGS the theme is "WHAT INGREDIENT CAN YOU HIDDEN? " and snickers in cookie is SO COOL! Please stop by (tomorrow) and linky up your fabulous recipe!

Goddess of Baking said...

YUMMM!!! those look AMAZINNNGG! those are going on my baking bucket list!

cheartstrings said...

Here's a cheat: Use the peanut butter cookie dough in the dairy aisle if you're short of time....

carolinaheartstrings said...

This cookie is my new favorite. YUM!


This looks awesome and I just emailed it to my kids. My husband is a big Snickers fan. I like the new peanut butter Snickers and I bet that would taste good too. Yum!
I have a recipe linky tomorrow called Tuesday's Tasty Tidbits and I would love it if you would link up. It is already up.

Ladybird Ln said...

{Gasp} Oh my goodness these look FABULOUS! Cookies... and snickers.. in one.tasty.bite... you are going to ruin so many diets.. including mine. But it is a good way too go. Thanks for sharing, I am a true blue follower now, and would be thrilled if you would stop by my blog.


Kristen said...

oh my goodness, these look amazing! Thank you so much for sharing!


Thanks so much for coming back and linking up to THIS WEEK’S CRAVINGS.

We would like to invite you back next Monday for a new theme “Husband’s Cook”; so if you have a post already or want to get your significant other in the kitchen this week, next week’s linky party is gonna be loads of fun, I know I can’t WAIT to see what my “non-cooking husband is gonna make”!

Erin @ Art + Food + Life said...

Holy cow these look amazing! I bet they would be awesome with the dark chocolate snickers

blkenigma888 said...

Congrats! You were in the top 6 for this week's Themed Baker's Sunday! Come back this next week for a sweet theme: Random! Yep, Whatever sweety deliciousness you made this week, you can post!


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