Peanut Butter Snicker Cookies

Sweet peanut butter Snicker cookies drizzled with chocolate and made with love. They are the perfect addition to your Christmas platter.

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 Snicker 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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