Recipe by CandyTX
This is a very forgiving recipe, great for getting rid of some of that left over halloween candy. You can substitute out some of the candy for other kinds.
- 2 1⁄4 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup butter, softened (or margarine)
- 1 cup firmly-packed brown sugar
- 1⁄2 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1⁄2 cup yogurt-covered raisins
- 1⁄2 cup chocolate-covered peanuts
- 1⁄2 cup Reese's pieces
Directions See How It's Made
- Preheat oven to 375.
- Sift together flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt into bowl and set aside.
- In a large bowl, using an electric mixer set on medium, cream butter, brown sugar and sugar.
- With the mixer on low, beat in egg and vanilla.
- Beat in flour mixture a little at a time until a soft dough forms.
- Combine rasins, peanuts and reese's in a medium bowl.
- Gently fold in half of the candy mixture, being careful not to break up the candy pieces.
- Drop onto ungreased baking sheets, about 2" apart by heaping teaspoons.
- Sprinkle the tops of the dough balls with the remaining candy mixture, pressing lightly to adhere.
- Bake cookies until lightly golden, 10-12 minutes.
- Cool completely on wire racks.