Cookies on a Stick Recipe
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Cookies on a Stick Recipe

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As folks munch on these peanut butter cookies, they’re delighted to uncover the candy bar surprise tucked inside. —Delores Wallace, Jacobsburg, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES:20 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES: 20 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 20 lollipop sticks
  • 20 miniature Snickers candy bars

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 198 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 144mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, cream the butter, peanut butter and sugars. Add egg; beat well. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture.
  2. Insert a lollipop stick into a side of each candy bar until stick is nearly at the opposite side. Press 1 heaping tablespoon of dough around each candy bar until completely covered. Press dough tightly around the end of the candy bar and the stick.
  3. Place 3 in. apart on lightly greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 14-16 minutes or until cookies are set. Cool for 1-2 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely. Yield: 20 cookies.
Originally published as Cookies on a Stick in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2005, p173

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spitfiregranny User ID: 6261534 126143
Reviewed Oct. 8, 2011

"When cookies are fresh from the oven you can decorate them with candies. I use M & M's to put on eyes and nose then use string licorice to add a smiley mouth. BE SURE TO ADD AS SOON AS COOKIES COME FROM OVEN."

akitaj32 User ID: 2541536 153925
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2009

"Everyone loved and raved about them. I'm getting requests for more!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

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