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Jan
17
2011

Candy Bar Chocolate Chip Cookie Sandwiches

Candy Bar Cookies? Have I gone mad? Well, no but was craving some chocolate….sorry for those of you who are so good and still dieting 🙂

I used the same technique I’ve been using with those giant Oreo Stuffed Cookies and am just loving it. Ooey Gooey on the inside and perfectly buttery crisp on the outside, just how I like it!I would highly recommend that you use the exact cookie dough recipe I have written below. It holds it’s shape perfectly for these giant cookies. Grab some milk, endulge…..then go workout tomorrow. Enjoy!!

I used 3 of my favorite snack size candy bars as pictured above. Reeses Peanut Butter Cups, Snickers and Kit Kat. I believe you could use any of your favorites here 🙂

First up, Reeses Peanut Butter Cup….my absolute favorite 🙂  Place a nice big scoop on top and…

…..a nice big scoop on the bottom 🙂

Use both hands to press and seal edges. You’ll get this giant head sized cookie.

Do the same with your Snickers, one giant scoop on top, one on bottom…press and seal edges!

Same story for your Kit Kat Bar. I shaped it a bit oval which worked great.

Ready for the oven.

Bake at 350 degrees F, 14-16 minutes!

Can you just die?! Here’s the inside of the Snickers Cookie.

The inside of the Reeses Peanut Butter Cup Cookie, mmm!

…and the fabulous Kit Kat Bar Cookie. Love every single one of these bad boys!

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Candy Bar Chocolate Chip Cookie Sandwiches

Ingredients

  • 2 sticks softened butter
  • 1 Cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 Cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon pure vanilla
  • 3 1/2 Cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 10 oz bag chocolate chips
  • Variety of snack size Reeses Peanut Butter Cups, Snickers and Kit Kat

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a stand or electric mixer, cream butter and sugars until well combined. Add eggs and vanilla until well combined.
  2. Place flour, baking soda and salt in large bowl; mix then slowly add to wet ingredients. Add chocolate chips to combine. Using a cookie scoop take one scoop of cookie dough and place on top of snack size candy bar. Take another scoop of dough and place on bottom of candy bar. Seal edges together by pressing and cupping in hand until candy bar is enclosed with dough. Place onto a parchment or silpat lined baking sheet and bake cookies 9-13 minutes or until cookies are baked to your liking. Let cool for 5 minutes before transferring to cooling rack. Serve with a tall glass of milk, enjoy!

Makes about 24 LARGE Cookies




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  1. 1

    Oh geez. So much for not baking today. These look amazing.

  2. 2

    Oh my! I started craving a glass milk just reading this post! These look delicious!

  3. 3
    VeggieGirl says:

    My GOODNESS do those look amazing.

  4. 4

    Ok, I absolutely NEED to make these!!!!

  5. 5

    i think i just died and went to heaven…seriously, i don’t think my life should go on without trying these!

  6. 6

    Jenny, these look fabulous! Seriously, how come you don’t weigh 600 lbs??? Gotta try these soon. 🙂

  7. 7
    Erin says:

    Mmm the Reeses filled ones would probably be my favorite.

  8. 8
    Maria says:

    I bet the Snickers is so good! Love these cookies!

  9. 9

    Oh my goodness, Jenny. Just look at that caramel oozing out of the cookies. What a treat!

  10. 10
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    Katie says:

    Seriously these look amazing! And SO not nice to post in the middle of January when people (ahem, me) are trying to shake the weight!

  12. 12

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  13. 13
    mrsblocko says:

    These are a great way to use up Halloween candy. You can also freeze the formed dough balls and cook them as needed. YUM!

  14. 14
    Michelle says:

    Ohhh my goodness, these are on my to make list today!!!!!! I thought the chocolate chip oreo cookie was so awesome, I made these twice now since you posted them, now I am trying these!!!!! Thanks for sharing!!!!

    Michelle Torres
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  15. 15
    Tracy says:

    What a decadent treat – and a great way to use up leftover candy!

  16. 16

    Oh gosh, I love these more than the oreo cookies! Did you know it’s national candy month?!

  17. 17

    Rich, rich, rich! These would be perfect for the Valentine’s parties at the school. The kids will go crazy for them!

  18. 18
    Janie says:

    OMG!! You’re killing me! Now I have to go get some candy bars!! These look awesome!

  19. 19
    Lisa says:

    These look so good…my kids would love them!

  20. 20
    Leanna says:

    These look amazing, you are brilliant! I cannot wait to try these out!

  21. 21
    Maggie says:

    Wow…you never cease to amaze me with the treats you dream up! I want the Reese’s one right now.

  22. 22

    I never think you have gone mad – I love your creativity & passion for baking. These stuffed cookies look amazing girl! xo

  23. 23
    Rachel says:

    These look sinful!

    I’ve recently started a blog similar to “Love and Olive Oil” Please come and take a look, and give some feedback.

    Thanks!!!

  24. 24
    Christina says:

    A Reeses filled cookie?! Yes please.

  25. 25
    Fallon says:

    WOW this look fabulous!!! So gooey and soft. Great cookie. Can’t wait for my boyfriend to try these out. I know he will like these with a big glass of milk.

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      knews5 says:

      You might get a proposal out of these cookies!

      York peppermint patties would be good, too.

  26. 26
    Sharlene says:

    This is sinful! Everyone loved the cookies stuffed with oreos so I’ll have to try this one out too!

  27. 27

    I’m ready to go off the diet for the Reese’s cookies. Yum!

  28. 28
    niki says:

    I have been doing this with peanut butter dough for years. It’s always a hit!!!!

  29. 29
    Lauren says:

    oh.my.crackers. I think I gained 6 lbs. just reading the recipe. these are the most amazing things I have ever seen.

  30. 30
    Monica says:

    WOWSERS! I. must. make. these. cookies. I don’t think you’re crazy – I think you are a genius =)

  31. 31
    Caroline says:

    Did anyone try using the mini size candy bars and reese’s cups? I have some leftover I’d like to use but only if they turn out ok!

  32. 32

    Oh.My.Stars. I cannot believe how GREAT those look! We’re about to have sweet and sour chicken for supper in, like, five minutes – and I’m totally excited about it – but I would totally eat these instead…if they were only here, right in front of me. Sigh! Gotta try ’em.

  33. 33
    Eileen says:

    These look absolutely amazing! I am making them tomorrow along with the oreo stuffed cookies! Can’t wait to try them. I love all of your creative ideas, thanks so much 🙂

  34. 34

    Genius! What a great way to use up leftover Halloween candy!

  35. 35

    This is SO clever. The kids will go WILD over this, and I suspect the adults will too. Can’t wait to try this.

  36. 36
    Jill says:

    You are KILLING me!!! I’m trying so hard to stick to my diet, but you keep posting such yummy looking recipes. Can you try to give us some low cal/fat ideas?

  37. 37
    Leslie says:

    Okay YUMM!! You are NOT helping my plan to try to eat better because that Reese’s one looks divine!

  38. 38
    Ginny says:

    This is my first time to your site and I can see that you are a very evil woman! Stuffed Oreos and Candy Bar Chocolate Chip Cookies. What’s a girl to do but jump in the car and go buy all the ingredients immediately!!

  39. 39
    Mads says:

    Look at the gooey goodness seeping outta those cookies! Or are they candy bars? Who knows and who cares.
    Love it

  40. 40
    jenn king says:

    i’m so scared to make these! they’ll be the death of me!!!!

  41. 41
    Erica says:

    Tried these last night. LOVE them. Thanks for the recipe!

  42. 42
    Jennifer says:

    I love your recipes. They’re so fun. I wish you had a cookbook with all of these!

  43. 43

    I’m sure I’ve said this many times before, but you’re a genius, girl! What else can we stuff inside those chocolate chip cookies??

  44. 44
    Casey L. says:

    I have died and gone to cookie heaven! these are on the list of things to bake this weekend! Oh my husband’s guys are gonna love me and all the leftovers!!

  45. 45
    beatrix says:

    Oh boy…I’ve died and gone to cookie heaven.

  46. 46
    Melissa says:

    These look incredible!

  47. 47

    Wow,I think I just gained 5 lbs reading your post! This is my first time visiting and looks like you have lot’s of fun creative recipes. My boys would go crazy over this! We still have Halloween candy left over this is a great way to use them in a yummy new way!

  48. 48

    Dessert time could not be any easier, and I agree the 5 lb. weight gain from just looking at them.

  49. 49

    Oh goodness, these look addictive!

  50. 50
    carrian says:

    Those sound too wonderful!!!!!!!!

  51. 51
    Maria says:

    I was telling my husband about this recipe and half way through the description he says, “Stop! You had me @ Fun Size!!!” Ha! Can’t wait to make these!

  52. 52

    The doctor told me this morning that I am 4cm dilated and fully effaced. If I start baking these cookies this afternoon can someone please please guarantee that I will still be around to enjoy them and they won’t be gobbled up by my family while I am in the hospital delivering this baby???

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    Abby says:

    These look great! I had seen a similar recipe using milky way in the center of cookies. I bet these didn’t last long! YUM!

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    Amy T says:

    So I just finished making and sampling these awesome cookies! WOW! Thanks for the great recipe!

  57. 57

    I made a batch of these today (after dreaming about them since I read this post and saw your pictures) and they are indeed fantastic. Thanks so much! (You can check out my post and pictures on my blog.)

  58. 58
    Meredith says:

    Finally made these yesterday, and they are unbelievable!!! I used PB cups and Kit Kat bars… the PB cups were hands down the fave here!!

  59. 59
    Ann says:

    These are fantastic. We always have leftover candy in our cupboard so it was great to clean it all out. I used KitKats, Recess and Milky ways. I will definitely be making these again.

  60. 60

    These look fantastic! Will be sure to try them.

  61. 61

    This is a very sinful delight

  62. 62
    Julie says:

    They look so good. My husbands a big Reese’s Piece’s fan…so I’ll have to try it with that. Thanks! If I make it I’ll post my results and link to your site.

    http://theurbanhomestaed.blogspot.com/

  63. 63
    Krista says:

    So.. found these stumbling and they made my mouth water – made em about 20 minutes later. I used reese’s pb cups, and an aero bar (didn’t have anything else). I made my cookies extra large – my batch made 12 (hehe)
    SUPER AWESOME!! I needed a glass of milk for dipping, and one more for afterwards. Thanks for sharing this great idea 🙂

  64. 64

    What a fun way to combine two delicious treats together! I think the kit kat cookie would just be divine! =)

  65. 65

    Holy sweet-tooth, Batman.
    these look deadly.
    going to make them tonight! lol

  66. 66

    looks delish. Made the oreo ones came out perfectly, but I prefer the shape of YOUR pan. Gonna look for that one.

  67. 67

    Yummy – looks decadent.

    Made the oreo ones. but I prefer your pan. gonna look for that

  68. 68
    Alysia says:

    I tried this recipe last night and they came out great! thank you for the recipe!! 🙂

  69. 69
    Amy says:

    I only got 12 cookies out of this dough. Did I make them too big?? Based on the size of the candy bars, I don’t think I could make them too much smaller. Any thoughts?

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  71. 71
    Amelia says:

    I literally just drooled onto my huge pregnant belly when I saw the Reeses cookie pic. Off to the kitchen to bake!

  72. 72
    Angelica says:

    The dough looks like it’s still raw… I just saw the pictures and they gave me a stomach ache… Oh my god imagine of fat little kids eating these!!!

  73. 73
    Jangel says:

    I made these with little snack-sized Reese’s cups to make some smaller ones (I ended up with a little over 30 regular-sized cookies), and oh my god. My dad, my husband, and my little man were all over them. I only got a couple! Excellent recipe, will definitely make again!

  74. 74
    tyner says:

    what is two sticks of butter?! that is not a real mesure ment!

  75. 75
    Evan Thomas says:

    Oh my God, this is straight up food porn. Great recipe!

  76. 76
    Journey says:

    Just made these! I cut the recipe in half because I didn’t want to make a lot since it’s my first time trying out the recipe, and it was enough for 6 Kit Kat cookies and 6 Reese’s cookies (I don’t have any Snickers on hand, unfortunately). And they came out incredible! Thank you so much for sharing this 🙂 Will definitely make these for the rest of my life!

  77. 77
    Corrina Johnston says:

    I tried these cookies and stuffed 100 Grand Bars in there. Oh my….YUMMY!

  78. 78

    Oh my those look heavenly, I know what I’m doing this weekend!

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    Melissa says:

    These are soooo good! I have already whipped them up 4 times, after school snacks and for a after dinner treats. Thanks for all the awesome ideas!

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  83. 83
    Yazmin says:

    I just had an orgasm.

  84. 84
    Debbie B says:

    I made chocolate chip cookies last night using your recipe for my sons school bake sale (just regular not “stuffed” ones). However, for my hubby and I made two sinful ones. He got an oreo stuffed one and I got a reese’s peanut butter cup stuffed one. OMG. Amazing. I think I gained 5 pounds just eating it. Thanks for the recipes.

  85. 85
    Amanda N says:

    I stumbled across your site a couple of weeks ago when I was looking up a perfect cookie recipe to make for my boyfriend and these little bad boys popped up when I was searching and I was immediately sold. My boyfriend absolutely loves Reese’s so, of course, I had to make them and they were inhaled within two days and I was told that they were the best cookie I have ever made. The only downfall is that now he is constantly bugging me to make them again 🙂 I’m so excited to try more recipes on your site, especially the brownie-stuffed cookies, those are up next!

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    Cassandra says:

    OMG!!! I think that I am in love with this womans culinary brain. Is it possible to just marry a brain?

  89. 89
    Lindsey says:

    Made these (but only with Reese’s). As my Dora loving 4 year old says “Delicioso!”

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    Marie says:

    These caught my eye right off the bat so I HAD to make them! So glad I did! They tured out picture perfect and tasted awesome!! I will be using different candy bars also. I think 3 musketeers would be good and york peppermint patty also!

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    Rachel says:

    Sweet mercy. These are amazing. Thank you!!!

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    Looking forward to trying this with Twix bars! Thank you!

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    Bailey says:

    Man those look friggin’ amazing :O :O :O Nice easy directions too, so gonna’ make those when I get home from college prep today.

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    Your cookie sandwiches is stunning Jenny!! I am obsessed with all things chocolate so I know I’d love it. your photos are great! thanks for your creations! 😉

  99. 99

    OMG Jenny these are sinful! I’m a chocoholic and I could eat these by the plateful right now! Great recipe and photos! I love your recipes!!!

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    Fallon says:

    Hi! Thanks so much for sharing your candy bar cookie recipe. My state is currently in a state of emergency from an October 29th blizzard. I am one of the lucky ones with power. But, I have a TON of Halloween candy left because needless to say, no one wanted to Trick-or-Treat in a foot of snow. I used Kit Kats and the centers of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups (cut off the edges to sprinkle on the top) to make these cookies. In place of chocolate chips I used chopped up peanut butter and peanut M&Ms. I plan on delivering them to my friends with no power – to brighten up their day. Thanks again!

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    Excellent post, thanks for posting! I�m looking forward to reading more!

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    roblexa says:

    These are THE BEST!!!!! This chocolate chip cookie dough is awesome!! I will never use another recipe for chocolate chip cookies again….EVER! I have made these with pretty much every candy bar out there…snickers, milky way, heath, mini reese’s cups…along with the original candy bars in the recipe. This will probably be my go to cookie from now on!! LOVE IT!!!

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    Jenny says:

    I made these the other day for me and my husband. I’m a recently diagnosed type 1 diabetic, so I had to alter the dough recipe to be lower carb (splenda, coconut flour and almond meal) – but they turned still turned out to be amazing with the only real sugar being from pieces of a Hersheys Cookies and Cream bar.

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    Anne says:

    I just tried this recipe and OMG, these cookies are amazing! I highly recommend these to anybody who shares my insatiable sweet tooth!

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    tyratiqa says:

    hye..im from malaysia..i really love this recipe..but may i know how many grams is the 2 sticks softened butter

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    Krista says:

    Just made the kit kat ones today! Ugh, so yummy. Everyone who tried them loved them! Will have to make them again sometime (:

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    Melissa says:

    I am gluten-intolerant and couldn’t resist this recipe! I substituted gluten-free flour: “1-2-3 Gluten-Free” for the all-purpose flour, and these tasted absolutely delicious!! Same measurements and everything.

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    Rob says:

    I like sweets to and you are the kind of sweets I like

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