A few weeks ago Global Influence asked if I could come up with something fun to make with candy provided by Hershey’s. I obliged.
These Candy Bar Surprise Cookies are a fun way to use up some of the excess trick-or-treat chocolate brought home from neighbors and friends. Simply convert your favorite oatmeal chocolate chip recipe and include a variety of leftover chocolate goodies. All the different textures and flavors make for a fun treat. Freeze the pre-baked, individual cookie dough balls for fresh-baked cookies any time you want one!
Candy Bar Surprise Cookies
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
1 cup packed brown sugar
½ cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
1¾ cups flour
2½ cups old fashioned oats
2-3 cups assorted candy bars, chopped
Beat butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar in a large bowl. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Gradually beat in baking soda, salt, and flour. Stir in oats and chopped candy. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake at 375° for 9-10 minutes. Makes 30-40 cookies.
So far I have a cat, a Chiefs football player, and a psycho doctor (because a regular doctor would be much too boring) gearing up to go out on the town. I think we’ll also go with Bob the Builder. Only one more costume to figure out, and I’ve got 10 days left! So very on top of my Halloween game this year that we even know what we can do with all that extra candy.
Be sure to visit Celebrate with Hershey’s for Halloween costume ideas, crafts, and lots of recipes!
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Global Influence, with product provided by Hershey’s.