Snickers Chocolate Cookie Cups

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These Snickers Chocolate Cookie Cups are soft, chewy, and full of rich chocolate and caramel! With a bite sized Snickers bar in the center of every cookie, these decadent treats have it all!

If you like this Snickers dessert recipe, you have to try my Snickers Cupcakes too!

Snickers Chocolate Cookie Cups

Snickers Chocolate Cookie Cups Recipe

By now, you all know that I love to take something simple and take it up a notch. These cookie cups do just that! After the Mini Strawberry Cheesecake Cookie Cups I made for Valentine’s Day, I couldn’t wait to make another cookie cup. They are easy and just too fun!

These start with a chocolate cookie base that’s stuffed with a mini Snickers bar. Then it’s topped with a light chocolate peanut butter icing. Perfection!

Snickers Chocolate Cookie Cups

Snickers Chocolate Cookie Cups

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Recipe

Snickers Chocolate Cookie Cups

  • Author: Lindsay
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 28 minutes
  • Yield: 36-40 Cookie Cups 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Description

These Snickers Chocolate Cookie Cups are soft, chewy, and full of rich chocolate and caramel! With a bite sized Snickers bar in the center of every cookie, these decadent treats have it all!


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Ingredients

COOKIE CUPS

  • 3/4 cups butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 48 mini snickers bars

FROSTING

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/8 cup cocoa
  • 1/8 cup peanut butter
  • 12 tbsp water
  • caramel sauce

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a mini muffin tin.
2. Cream butter and sugars together until light and fluffy, 3-4 minutes.
3. Add milk, egg and vanilla extract and mix until well combined.
4. Add dry ingredients and mix thoroughly. Dough will be thick.
5. Make balls of about 2 large tsp in size and press into the bottom of each mini muffin cup. Press the center down just a bit to make an indention, where you’ll add the mini snickers later. You want each cup to only be about 3/4 full.
6. Bake for 8-9 minutes.
7. Remove from oven (the centers may look a little undone, but they will cook more as they sit) and press mini snickers into the center of the cookie cups.
8. Allow to cool for 3-4 minutes in the muffin tin. The mini snickers will start to melt.
9. Remove cookies to a cooling rack to finish cooling.
10. To make the frosting, beat the butter and shortening together until smooth.
11. Add the powdered sugar to the butter mixture, one cup at a time, and mix until smooth.
12. Add peanut butter and cocoa and mix until smooth.
13. Add 1-2 tbsp of water until the icing is the right consistency.
14. Top the cookie cups with the icing, then a little bit of caramel sauce.


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22 Comments
  1. Renee@Two in the Kitchen

    Ummmm, YES please!! I am totally drooling all over these little cookie cups!! Congratulations for hitting 10k on FB!! That is SO exciting!! 🙂

  2. Jocelyn @BruCrew Life

    These are incredible looking! I have to tell you I did a double take when I saw them though…I made something very similar this past weekend. AND…my picture looks extremely similar. Great minds think alike 🙂

  3. Rachel @ Bakerita

    This is everything I want in a dessert and more. My friend Ally has an obsession with Snickers, so I’m sure once I show these to her I’ll be making them…and they’ll be quickly devoured! Pinned 🙂

  4. Vicki Bensinger

    Oh wow these look amazing! I think they’d be dangerous to have around. I’d probably eat all of them in one day. I’ll head on over to check out the recipe.

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