Tuesday, May 10, 2011


Seeing this recipe I had to make these cookies.  Being a lover of peanut butter and Butterfingers, It had to happen.  I couldn't wait to go to the market and get the chuky peanut butter so I used regular.  The directions ask to cut the Butterfingers in 1/2 inch slices but they were breaking in all directions so I just sliced them and put in the batter.  The cookies are a bite into a Butterfinger. Crispy on the edges and chewy and soft in the middle. 

Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chunk Cookies
Southern Living 1994 Annual Recipes

1/2 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
2/3 cups firmly packed brown sugar
2 egg whites
1 1/4 cup chunky peanut butter
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1 cup flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
5 (2.1 ounce) Butterfinger candy bars

In a medium size mixing bowl cream the butter, add the sugars and mix well. Continue to mix and add the egg whites. Add the peanut butter and mix. Add the flour, baking soda and salt. Cut the Butterfingers in small 1/2 inch pieces.

Bake one sheet at a time, using parchment paper or lightly spray a baking sheet. Using your cookie scoop make the cookies about 1 1/2 inch in size. Bake at 350 degrees and bake for about 11 minutes. Allow to cool on baking sheet before moving to a cooling rack.

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