Surprise Crinkles Recipe

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Surprise Crinkles Recipe
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Surprise Crinkles Recipe

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I created this recipe by trial and error using many different kinds of candy. Milky Ways were the secret "surprise" my family liked best.
MAKES:
54 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES:
54 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 packages (13.3 ounces each) fun-size Milky Way candy bar

Directions

In a large bowl, cream the shortening, butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
Roll into 1-1/2-in. balls. Cut each candy bar into fourths; push one portion into the center of each ball, completely covering candy with dough. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 350° for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown and surface cracks. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 9 dozen.
Originally published as Surprise Crinkles in Best of Country Cookies 1999, p105

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 164 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 82mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 packages (13.3 ounces each) fun-size Milky Way candy bar
  1. In a large bowl, cream the shortening, butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
  2. Roll into 1-1/2-in. balls. Cut each candy bar into fourths; push one portion into the center of each ball, completely covering candy with dough. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  3. Bake at 350° for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown and surface cracks. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 9 dozen.
Originally published as Surprise Crinkles in Best of Country Cookies 1999, p105

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deannasnz User ID: 6542477 87440
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2014

"Very good, but next time I'll skip the cinnamon."

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maryvandorin User ID: 1430948 87437
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2012

"I have made these many times and don't last very long."

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AK girl User ID: 5924420 33110
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2011

"this looks great and taste GREAT!!!!!!"

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carolannhealy User ID: 680945 25532
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2011

"May I ask what is the best shortening to use?"

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gford User ID: 2881765 62125
Reviewed Jun. 21, 2010

"I made these for home and for work and everyone raved about them. They were delicious. I will definitely make them again."

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