Giant Monster Cookie Recipe

Sharing my favorite monster cookie recipe today! This Giant Monster Cookie Recipe is perfect for treating yourself to a homemade cookie without making an entire batch.

monster cookie recipe

 

Monster Cookie Recipe

This monster cookie recipe has everything you need for the perfect sweet treat! It’s a simple candy bar packed cookie recipe that takes just minutes to whip up and looks so great wrapped up in parchment paper and some twine. Enjoy friends!

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monster cookie recipe

 You know what I love most about this cookie for one? I included little bits of each of these candy bars. Mmmm!

How To Make a Monster Cookie Recipe

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with a silpat liner or parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream the butter and sugars. Stir in the beaten egg, vanilla, flour, baking soda and salt. Stir in the chocolate chips, M and M’s, Snickers, Butterfinger and Heath bars then transfer dough to prepared baking sheet. Press evenly into a round. Bake for 12-15 minutes, until golden brown. Let cool on cookie sheet for 10 minutes before transferring to cooling rack. Serve and enjoy!

monster cookie recipe

Ok, first things first. Let’s start with some butter and sugar.

monster cookie recipe

Add your brown sugar then stir until creamed or well combined.

monster cookie recipe

You’ll use 2 tablespoons of a beaten egg.

monster cookie recipe

A splash of vanilla then add your dry ingredients.

monster cookie recipe

Add your chips and M and M’s.

monster cookie recipe

A tablespoon of crushed Butterfinger.

monster cookie recipe

1 tablespoon of finely chopped Snickers bar.

monster cookie recipe

1 tablespoon crushed Heath bar.

monster cookie recipe

Oh yah!

Giant Cookie Recipe For One

monster cookie recipe

Dough. Drool.

monster cookie recipe

Find a giant scoop or just use a spoon and get it ready for the baking sheet. It’s about 1/4 cup.

monster cookie recipe

Scoop your dough into the middle of your prepared baking sheet. It is going to be massive, prepare yourselves 🙂  Press the dough into an even round as shown.

monster cookie recipe

It bakes into a lovely golden candy bar loaded giant cookie. Mine came out close to 8 inches. Mmm! Once it cooled, I wrapped it in parchment paper and tied with twine. Great gift for any occasion really, but really special for a birthday. Enjoy!

monster cookie recipe

Tips For Making The Best Cookies

  1. Don’t alter the recipe, use all ingredients as listed.
  2. For a more firm cookie, refrigerate your cookie dough for 24 hours before baking.
  3. Always use butter, not margarine.  ALWAYS.  I prefer salted butter for my chocolate chip cookies.  Try it!
  4. Do not ever grease your cookie sheets.  Will make cookies spread and change texture.
  5. Don’t skip creaming your butter and sugars for a good 2 minutes.  Helps create a fluffy, chewy cookie.
  6. Try sprinkling dough with just a touch of salt for a perfect sweet and salty combination.
  7. Don’t overtake your cookies.  Cookies will continue to cook on hot cookie sheet when removed from oven.
  8. Let cookies cool completely before storing in containers. This will keep their crispness
  9. Store leftover cookies in an airtight container for 3 days room temperature.

Giant Monster Cookie Recipe For One

This Giant Monster Cookie Recipe is the perfect recipe when you don't feel like making a whole batch of cookies! To share or not to share, that is the question 🙂
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Servings: 2
Calories: 518kcal
Author: Jenny
Cost: 5
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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter softened
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar packed
  • 2 tablespoons beaten egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose Gold Medal Flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 tablespoon mini chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon mini M and M’s
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped Snickers bar
  • 1 tablespoon crushed Butterfinger bar
  • 1 tablespoon crushed Heath bar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with a silpat liner or parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl, cream the butter and sugars. Stir in the beaten egg, vanilla, flour, baking soda and salt. Stir in the chocolate chips, M and M’s, Snickers, Butterfinger and Heath bars then transfer dough to prepared baking sheet. Press evenly into a round. Bake for 12-15 minutes, until golden brown. Let cool on cookie sheet for 10 minutes before transferring to cooling rack. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 518kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 592mg | Potassium: 68mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 53g | Vitamin A: 430IU | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1mg
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36 Responses
  1. Pete Mathis

    How large is the unbaked round? Need either diameter or thickness because I have no idea how much it will spread.
    Thanks

  2. Rachel

    I have this in the oven right now! I have to test it before making one to give away right?! 😉 I didn’t know if you noticed though that you didn’t add the pudding mix in the directions. It’s in the list of ingredients but not listed in the directions. I just wanted to let you know in case you wanted to update it. 🙂

  3. ashley - baker by nature

    This would be perfect for shipping to out of town friends! Cakes get so messy. LOVE this!

  4. Gerry @ Foodness Gracious

    Wow, is that really the same size as the cake stand? My kinda cookie 🙂

  5. Rayna

    Oh. My. God. Would it be alright if I made this cookie for all the other days of the year that aren’t my birthday?

  6. Tara @ Chip Chip Hooray

    YES! Cookies for one. And it’s my birth-month – that counts, right?? 🙂

  7. Melanie

    Love your cookies for one! And these has Butterfingers which is my favourite peanut butter candy bar!

  8. Cate @ ChezCateyLou

    What a great idea for a friend’s birthday! Although no judgement at all that you made it for yourself…I can definitely see myself doing that! It looks so good, how could you resist?!

  9. Axelle the french cook

    Thank you very much !!! I was looking for those kind of single cookie. Because my daughter just love them, but it can take time to bake several small cookies. I was looking for one big, without really finding the good one. I’m going to try it.

  10. LeighL

    AWESOME!! Thanks! I can’t wait to make this for my (un)birthday! When it cooled, was it gooey or a crunchy middle kinda cookie?

  11. Georgia @ The Comfort of Cooking

    Forget ONE cookie, I’d stack these up and make a cake out of them. And I’d have a VERY happy birthday party for one! Hehe. Amazing recipe, Jenny!

  12. Grace

    I have a cousin who only likes peanut butter cookies “without the nuts”, is there any way I could make a peanut butter one?

  13. Mimi @ Culinary Couture

    It’s someones birthday out there today so that means I have a perfectly good reason to make this right now 🙂 Seriously can’t get enough of your giant cookies Jenny!

  14. Pamela @ Brooklyn Farm Girl

    I really love this recipe as sometimes I want to celebrate friends with a nice dessert but don’t want to stress them out over a dozen cupcakes. This is great – thanks for sharing!

  15. Kevin @ Closet Cooking

    Now that is one good looking cookie! I am going to need a really large glass of milk!

  16. Erin @ The Spiffy Cookie

    My birthday is in 3 days. Might have to go ahead and make this for myself.

  17. Deon @ iPinnedIt.com

    Gosh, with this recipe, limiting myself to only one cookie a day suddenly works for me! I love this!

  18. Averie @ Averie Cooks

    Single serving cookies (even the 8 inch variety) are perfect! Love all the add-ins you worked into this cookie, Jenny!

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