Butterfinger Cookies Recipe
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Butterfinger Cookies Recipe

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These great cookies don't last long—make a double batch! —Carol Kitchens, Ridgeland, Mississippi
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:48 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 48 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1-1/4 cups chunky peanut butter
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 5 Butterfinger candy bars (2.1 ounces each), chopped

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 96 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 83mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg whites. Beat in peanut butter and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Stir in candy bars.
  2. Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls and place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 4 dozen.
Originally published as Butterfinger Cookies in Taste of Home June/July 1998, p67

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Reviewed Jun. 23, 2016

"I reduced the brown sugar to 1/2 cup and didnt use a full bag of crushed butterfingers (found in bakery aisle by chocolate chips) Wasnt so sweet that way and I think made it a better cookie. I also used parchment paper and they didnt spread and were nice and chewy. Note: they harden after cooling so dont overbake. Mine were done in 12 mins. I also used a cookie scoop and they were perfect shapes and all were even that way. Alot easier than dropping from tbsp too!"

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Reviewed May. 20, 2016

"Loved 'em."

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Reviewed May. 2, 2016

"Excellent cookie. I cut the white sugar by 2tablespoons as suggested. I used one whole egg instead of two egg whites. I used parchment paper on the cookie sheet. I also added 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts since i used creamy peanut butter. I cut the peanut butter to 1 cup."

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Reviewed Oct. 4, 2015

"No adjustments needed these cookies are wonderful!"

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Reviewed Jan. 4, 2015

"Really good but almost overwhelmingly sweet-- this would be great without the butterfinger bars as a peanut butter cookie...."

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