Leftover Halloween Candy Cookies

Recipe by nmjunko
READY IN: 25mins
YIELD: 60 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1 12
    cups flour
  • 1 14
    teaspoons baking soda
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    cup butter, softened
  • 1
    cup sugar
  • 1 12
    cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 12
    teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 12
    cups crisp rice cereal
  • 3
    cups oatmeal
  • 1
    cup chopped nuts (peanuts and pecans)
  • 1
    cup raisins
  • 2 -3
    cups chopped chocolate candy bars (do not use hard candy, candy corn, licorice or gummy candy) or 2 -3 cups decorative candies (do not use hard candy, candy corn, licorice or gummy candy)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line cookie sheets with parchment or use silpats, as the melted candy is very sticky.
  • Cream butter and sugars together.
  • Beat in eggs one at a time until smooth.
  • Add vanilla.
  • Mix in baking soda and flour.
  • Stir in remaining ingredients with a spoon.
  • Roll dough into walnut sized balls, flatten slightly and place 2 inches apart on lined cookie sheets.
  • Bake 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Watch carefully as melted candy may burn.
  • Cool 5 minutes on cookie sheets before removing to wire rack.
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