Candy Bar Cookies

Candy Bar Cookies

1 C. (2 sticks) butter, room temperature

1 C. peanut butter (smooth or crunchy)

1 C. granulated sugar

1 C. firmly packed brown sugar

2 eggs

1 t. vanilla extract

2 1/2 C. flour

1 t. baking soda

3 to 4 bars (2.1 oz. each) Butterfinger candy, finely crushed

2 to 3 oz. milk chocolate, melted

In large bowl, beat together butter, peanut butter and sugar at medium speed, until very smooth and light in color. Beat in eggs and vanilla.

In small bowl, combine flour and baking soda. Stir into peanut butter mixture until evenly mixed. Chill dough 30 minutes.

Preheat oven to 350° F.

By hand, roll dough into walnut-size pieces and make evenly sized balls. Roll in crushed Butterfingers and place on parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake in preheated oven 8 to 10 minutes or until fluffy. Do not overbake. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheets. Cool completely on wire rack. When cooled, drizzle melted chocolate over cookies.

Makes about 4 dozen.

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