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halloween candy cookies

(2 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Donna Copeland
Powell, TN

I have 4 kids, and we get a lot of Halloween candy. So I just make cookies with it.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

If you're looking to get rid of extra Halloween candy, try these fantastic cookies. Once baked, they're thin and slightly crisp around the edges with a wonderfully gooey middle. In the Test Kitchen, we chopped Butterfingers, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, and M&Ms. The result was a great cookie! You can use any type of Halloween candy that melts in this cookie.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(2 ratings)
yield 4 dozen
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For halloween candy cookies

  • 3 2/3 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    Kosher salt
  • 1 c
  • 1 1/4 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 c
  • 2 lg
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    Halloween candy (such as Butterfingers, Heath Bars, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, M&Ms)

How To Make halloween candy cookies

  • Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt into a bowl.
    Preheat oven to 350. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt into a bowl. Set aside.
  • Adding eggs to butter and sugar.
    Beat butter and sugar together with a mixer until very light, about 5 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  • Mixing in vanilla extract.
    Add vanilla.
  • Slowly adding flour mixture.
    Reduce speed to low. Add flour mixture and mix just until combined, 5 to 10 seconds.
  • Stirring in candy bits.
    Stir in candy bits.
  • Balls of cookie dough on a baking sheet.
    Drop dough by tablespoons onto a baking sheet. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes. Cool on a baking sheet for 2 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Makes about 4 dozen cookies.