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Sharing perfect chocolate chip cookies today! My Candy Bar Cookies are packed with chopped candy bars that make the BEST chocolate chip cookies.

perfect chocolate chip cookies

Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

So excited for you to try my perfect chocolate chip cookies! Have some fun and crush your family favorite candy bars right inside your cookie dough. Use my Candy Bar Crusher Cookie Dough recipe below for a great buttery outside and chewy center with great texture.

Try my Oreo Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe too! Follow Picky Palate on Instagram for daily recipe inspiration.

perfect chocolate chip cookies

Let’s get started by creaming your butter and sugars. I used my favorite mixing bowl for my cookies today, but feel free to use your stand mixer πŸ™‚

How To Make Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and line a large baking sheet with a silpat liner or parchment paper.
  2. Cream butter and sugars into a large bowl until well combined. Stir in egg and vanilla, mixing until well combined. Add flour, pudding mix, baking soda and salt. Mix slightly until dough just starts to form then add chocolate chips and crushed/chopped candy bars. Mix until dough is combined.
  3. With a medium cookie scoop, place dough onto prepared baking sheet about 1 inch apart.
  4. Bake for 11-13 minutes until edges just start to turn golden. Remove and let cool on baking sheet for 10 minutes before transferring to cooling rack. Serve and enjoy!

perfect chocolate chip cookies

Brown sugar!

perfect chocolate chip cookies

Once creamed, add your egg and vanilla.

perfect chocolate chip cookies

Dry ingredients up nextΒ πŸ™‚

perfect chocolate chip cookies

I added a few tablespoons of pudding mix for a lovely texture. Give it a try!

perfect chocolate chip cookies

Chocolate chips please.

perfect chocolate chip cookies

Here are some of the candy bars we crushed for our dough. Use your favorites!

perfect chocolate chip cookies

One Butterfinger Bar crushed, mmm! Finely chop/crush the rest of the bars and add them to the dough. See recipe for details.

The Best Cookie Dough!

perfect chocolate chip cookies

This dough is ridiculous in the best way possible.

perfect chocolate chip cookies

Time to bake!

perfect chocolate chip cookies

Yes and Yes. Enjoy friends πŸ™‚

perfect chocolate chip cookies

 

Candy Bar Cookies
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
13 mins
 

These buttery sweet cookies are packed with chopped candy bars that make for the PERFECT chocolate chip cookie! Enjoy!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: best chocolate chip cookies, best chocolate chip cookies recipe, best cookies, best cookies in the world, best cookies recipe, chocolate chip cookie recipe, chocolate chip cookie recipes, perfect chocolate chip cookies
Servings: 24
Calories: 120 kcal
Author: Jenny
Ingredients
  • 1 stick softened unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 6 tablespoons light brown sugar packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1 regular size Butterfinger Bar crushed
  • 1/2 Nestle Crunch Bar finely chopped
  • 1/2 Kit Kat Bar finely chopped
  • 1/2 PayDay finely chopped
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a large baking sheet with a silpat liner or parchment paper.
  2. Cream butter and sugars into a large bowl until well combined. Stir in egg and vanilla, mixing until well combined. Add flour, pudding mix, baking soda and salt. Mix slightly until dough just starts to form then add chocolate chips and crushed/chopped candy bars. Mix until dough is combined.
  3. With a medium cookie scoop, place dough onto prepared baking sheet about 1 inch apart. Bake for 11-13 minutes until edges just start to turn golden. Remove and let cool on baking sheet for 10 minutes before transferring to cooling rack. Serve and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Candy Bar Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 120 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 8mg3%
Sodium 76mg3%
Potassium 27mg1%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 27IU1%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 16mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  1. 1

    I would polish off a batch of these so fast!

  2. 2
    Orla says:

    Love these!! Great idea! πŸ™‚

  3. 3
    Tieghan says:

    Yeah, these would be gone in 60 seconds flat around here! Amazing!

  4. 4

    Oh my goodness — these look WAY too fun! And Butterfinger is my favorite! πŸ™‚

  5. 5
    deeb says:

    Oh my goodness the pictures of the cookies look soo mumm good. I will be making this receipe soon real soon.:)

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  7. 7

    I LOVE these! Such a fun way to use up the leftover candy in my pantry too!

  8. 8

    Oh boy Jenny! these are just sinful!

  9. 9
    Amanda says:

    Oh heaven help me these look amazing. You rock!

  10. 10

    These look fabulous!!!!!

  11. 11

    Amazing it is like party in a cookie!

  12. 12
    Beth Wold says:

    This would be a great way to use up some Halloween candy!

  13. 13
    marla says:

    My kids want these after school. I am certain!

  14. 14

    I love the name of this and I LOVE all that candy in there! Definitely perfect for the kids!

  15. 15

    Give me some Kit-Kat inside a cookie and you have one happy girl! YUM!

  16. 16
    Christina says:

    These cookies are ridiculous! Ridiculously amazing I’m sure. This would be a great way to use up any Halloween candy.

  17. 17
    Asma says:

    They look irresistible πŸ˜€ I don’t have pudding mix in where I live,is there any substitution ?? Many thankd for sharing such a wonderful recipes.

  18. 18

    Yum. These would make me very happy. I’ll take a dozen. πŸ™‚

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    These are fabulous! Love the soft, chewy, looking centre!

  21. 21
    Gaby says:

    I am seriously loving cookies with jello packets in them! They make cookies so moist and soft! These would be amazing

  22. 22
    naomi says:

    Crazy awesome! Enough said.

  23. 23

    OH yum. These seem like the perfect day-after-trick-or-treat cookie. I’m saving this recipe for sure!

  24. 24

    I have a candy bar crush on these cookies! πŸ˜‰

  25. 25

    Open mouth… insert ALL OF THEM! πŸ™‚

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    Ashley M. says:

    These look so yummy and delicious for fall. Also a great way to use up all the kiddo’s halloween candy πŸ™‚

  27. 27

    you are totally right Jenny fall is the best time for baking and being in the kitchen. I know that my family will love these expecially if I make them with Butterfinger candy bars

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    Barb says:

    They look so good! What does the pudding mix do to the cookie?

  29. 29

    These sound fabulous! Saving for all the Halloween candy!

  30. 30

    What a great way to use up Halloween candy!

  31. 31
    Maegan @ The BakerMama says:

    You had me the moment I read the recipe title! These look awesome! Fun cookies to bake with the kids!

  32. 32

    I love that this is a hodgepodge of all sorts of candy bar goodness!

  33. 33
    Helen says:

    I made these last night, taste and smell wonderful. What a great way to get rid of leftover candies in the fridge but mine spread out so much even I put the dough in the fridge between batches. Is there a way to fix that? Thank you so much for a great recipe

  34. 34

    I’m totally in love with these cookies. Thanks for sharing.

  35. 35
    Lisa Dockery says:

    These are making my mouth water! I’ve never been able to get my cookies to look as perfect as yours are in this photo.

  36. 36
    Lyss says:

    Made these. This recipe is a keeper. I had someone tell me these were “sellable” (not a real word, I know). Not healthy, but definitely good.

  37. 37

    These look DIVINE! I’m definitely going to have to try these out with a bunch of different candy bars.

    Seems like such a fitting Halloween treat!

  38. 38
    Melissa B in IL says:

    These are a great use for the leftover candy I’m tired of staring at… but only have a bunch of mini butterfinger. How many cups of candy would you say the recipe uses?

  39. 39

    […] the year, the last two months have been even worse. For some, they see no problem bringing Candy Bar Cookies on a Tuesday morning (cough, Alex Boekelheide, cough) because they either ride their bike 30 miles […]

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    betsy says:

    how many cups of chopped candy do you think this was? I’m wanting to use leftover Easter candy and it’s all mini candy bars.

  42. 42
    Flee says:

    How much Butter is a stick of Butter? We generally just get 500gm or 1kg bricks of butter.
    Would live to try these for the Man… Yummy Thanks
    Flee
    South Africa


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