Caramel Nougat Bar Peanut Butter Cookies

Caramel Nougat Bar Peanut Butter Cookies

Sara Smith 0

"These cookies are delicious peanut butter cookies with a bite sized milk chocolate covered caramel and nougat candy bar inside. The candy melts when baked to produce a delightfully chewy caramel, peanut butter cookie."

Ingredients {{adjustedServings}} servings 337 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 337 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 15.3 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 46.4g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 4.7 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 29 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 216 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cream together white sugar, brown sugar, butter or margarine, vanilla, peanut butter and the egg.
  2. Add in flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Wrap 1 heaping teaspoon of dough around a bite sized milk chocolate covered caramel and nougat candy bar. Bake 13-16 minutes at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Let cool 5 minutes before removing from pan.
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These are so good! You have to use the "bite size" candies, not the fun size ones that the recipe calls for. I used snickers and everybody loved them! :)

Rebekah Rose Hills

These are so good! My son said "best cookies EVER"!! The dough itself is really nice, and complements the candy bar pieces very well. I refrigerated the dough between batches since it was fairly soft and greasy with all the pb and butter, and it helped when shaping it around the mini size bars (very important to use mini NOT fun size). I used a bag of mixed snickers (regular, dark chocolate and almond) which was fun so they'd all be a little different. Also make sure to bake only 13 minutes the first batch and check, 13 minutes was PERFECT for my oven, lightly browned and they firmed up while they cooled on the cookie sheet - I did my first batch at 15 minutes and they were crunchy when they cooled and browner than I wanted. The interesting thing I noted between the 2 batches is that 15 minutes the candy bars melt completely into the cookie, at 13 minutes some of the candy bars still held their shape so the cookies were more lumpy and have more solid candy bar pieces in them when cooled. Neither way is necessarily better, I just thought that was interesting to note. These are super yummy and fun to make and eat, will definitely use again!!


I made these cookies as part of our assorted cookie plates for Christmas. The bite size Milky Ways do work better. We also used Rolo candies and rolled half the ball in sugar. Both were BIG hits.