Monday, March 9, 2009

Peanut Butter Candy Bar Cookies

1 C butter, softened
1 C creamy peanut butter
1 C granulated sugar
1 C packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1 t vanilla
3 C flour
1 t baking powder
1 t baking soda
10 regular size snickers or other candy bars cut into 1/2-1" pieces. (I used snickers, reeses pb cup, and butterfinger.)
In large bowl, beat together butter, peanut butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar till fluffy; add eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder, and baking soda; add to peanut butter mixture, beating until combined. For each cookie, shape rounded teaspoonfuls of dough around a candy piece, forming a ball. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes or till lightly browned. Cool on rack. Drizzle with chocloate glaze. Makes about 60 cookies.
Chocolate Glaze:
1 C powdered sugar
2 T cocoa powder
1 T milk
Add additional milk 1 teaspoon at a time for drizzling consistency.

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