Peanut Butter Snickers Cookies

Peanut Butter Snickers Cookies by Nutmeg Nanny

There is a brief interruption to our regularly scheduled programing.  Today is the day I post about The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap. Yum yum yum!

Sorry if you were expecting a liquor filled libation.

Now, back to the cookies. Since I had to send out three dozen cookies I had to pick a good one.  However, it had to be something I hadn’t blogged about before either. It was hard.

I finally settled on making the crowd pleasing peanut butter snickers cookies. I first had these cookies when my best friend made them a few years ago.  I immediately feel in love. A chewy caramely center mixed with the delicious flavor of peanut butter. These cookies can do no wrong.

I also received eggnog cookies from Hannah and a holiday shortbread cookies from Grandma Loy’s Kitchen.  My third package is arriving a little late but I’m sure it’s going to be delicious. I hear it’s going to be chocolate cherry chip cookies from Meringue Bake Shop.

Peanut Butter Snickers Cookies by Nutmeg Nanny

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Peanut Butter Snicker Cookies

Yield: 60 cookies

Ingredients:

1 cup butter - room temperature
1 cup peanut butter
1 cup white sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
60 mini snickers

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Cream butter, peanut butter, white sugar and brown sugar. Mix for 3-5 minutes until light and fluffy.

Add eggs and vanilla extract. Mix until combined.

Sift dry ingredients and add to peanut butter mixture. Mix until just combined.

Take 1 tablespoon of mixture, flatten, put mini snickers in middle, close and roll into a ball. Bake 10-12 minutes.

Drizzle with chocolate on top if desired.

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22 Responses to “Peanut Butter Snickers Cookies”

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    Kaen — December 12, 2011 at 11:35 pm

    I SO wish that I was more confident in my baking skills, I would have participated and hopefully have gotten these amazing cookies! But I don’t think someone would have liked getting my funky shaped, some overdone, some underdone cookies!!! :) Maybe next year…

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    Curt — December 12, 2011 at 11:42 pm

    Yum! I’ve had something similar to these, but these looke mighty good! I love the drizzled chocolate on the top.

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    Patricia Gargiulo — December 13, 2011 at 12:16 am

    Hi Nutmeg Nanny!
    These cookies look great and exactly what I was looking for. I will definitely make them. Thanks!

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    Deborah — December 13, 2011 at 1:16 am

    Anything with snickers in it has to be good! These look amazing!

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    Erica — December 13, 2011 at 2:18 am

    A blogger cookie exchange? How fun!! Your cutes look and sound fantastic. Would be fun to make with peanut butter snickers too!!

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    Chung-Ah @ Damn Delicious — December 13, 2011 at 4:56 am

    Snickers and a chocolate drizzle on top of a cookie?! W-o-w…

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    Veronica — December 13, 2011 at 6:04 am

    You know what they say, great minds think alike! What are the odds you and I would send out the same cookies for the swap?! LOVE IT! Although, yours are prettier with that chocolate drizzle. Great addition!

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    Barbara — December 13, 2011 at 7:56 am

    A cookie exchange with bloggers sounds like a great idea! Do you send recipes along with them?
    Love your Snicker cookies!

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    Rachel @ Not Rachael Ray — December 13, 2011 at 8:40 am

    Yum! These look delicious. I need to participate next year :)

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    amanda @ fake ginger — December 13, 2011 at 10:30 am

    You can’t go wrong with Snickers! I wish I had a cookie (or 15) right now!

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    Tara @ Chip Chip Hooray — December 13, 2011 at 12:13 pm

    If more things in life were stuffed with Snickers, I think we could attain world peace. Just sayin’.

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    Rachel @ Baked by Rachel — December 13, 2011 at 4:25 pm

    I’m with Amanda… wish I had some right now. I’d have a hard time setting aside some for cookies though. :)

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    Raina — December 13, 2011 at 6:36 pm

    Yumm! These look great:)

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    Magic of Spice — December 13, 2011 at 8:14 pm

    What a fun thing to do…and these beauties are fantastic!

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    Joanne — December 13, 2011 at 9:43 pm

    So…I’ve never had a peanut butter snickers. But that definitely has to change! With these cookies, specifically. They are happening in this joint!

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    5 Star Foodie — December 14, 2011 at 12:19 am

    These sound so good with mini snickers in middle!

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    Julia — December 14, 2011 at 2:32 pm

    Just for fun, why don’t you send me about 6 dozen of these? Im just sayin…

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    grace — December 15, 2011 at 2:51 am

    when i see the words ’60 mini snickers’, i just get excited. these are great, brandy!

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    Christine — December 16, 2011 at 9:24 pm

    Hey Brandy, your Cookie is a Recipe Guessing Game on Knapkins. Think your friends can win? http://www.knapkins.com/guess_games/1083?source=blog

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    Averie @ Love Veggies and Yoga — December 17, 2011 at 7:52 pm

    ohhh yum!

    PB and snickers bars…so these are light and fat free then, right? :)

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    Culinary Collage — December 21, 2011 at 2:13 pm

    These sound like they will be delicious! I’m looking forward to making them soon……..yummy!

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