Candy Bar Cookies

Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookies, peanut butter
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 11 minutes
Total Time: 31 minutes
Servings: 60 cookies
Calories: 172 kcal
Author: Amanda Formaro

These candy bar cookies are easy to make and are super chewy and delicious! Peanut butter fans will go crazy for these candy bar covered treats!



  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 cup creamy or chunky, if you prefer peanut butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 10 ounce package Reeses peanut butter chips
  • 20 ounces mini size candy bars 60 mini candy bars (Milky Way, Snickers, Three Musketeers)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Line an insulated baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Cream butter and sugars until well combined. Add eggs and beat until fluffy. Add peanut butter and beat until well combined. 

  3. Stir or whisk together flour, baking soda and salt. Add to creamed butter mixture and mix well. Stir in peanut butter chips.

  4. Roll into balls or use a cookie scoop.
  5. Bake for 10-12 minutes (mine took 11.5 minutes).

  6. Remove from oven and leave cookies on cookie sheet for 2 minutes to rest. Remove from parchment to cooling rack to cool completely.

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Recipe Notes

If you try to eat these cookies while still warm they may fall apart. Allow them to cool completely and they’ll be fine.

Nutrition Facts
Candy Bar Cookies
Amount Per Serving (2 cookies)
Calories 172 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 111mg 5%
Potassium 72mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 20g 7%
Sugars 13g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 2.4%
Vitamin C 0.1%
Calcium 1.6%
Iron 3.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.