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Butterfinger Ghoul Cookies are a tasty peanut butter and candy cookie treat! Cookies decorated for Halloween night, with ghoulish candy faces! Bake a batch to get the entire family in the Halloween spirit!

Butterfinger Ghoul Cookies

  • Author: Christine
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 1 dozen 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: oven
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Butterfinger Ghoul Cookies are a tasty peanut butter and candy cookie treat! Cookies decorated for Halloween night, with ghoulish candy faces! Bake a batch to get the entire family in the Halloween spirit!


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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup butter or shortening
  • 1 1/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 Butterfinger fun-size candy bars, cut into small chunks
  • 12 Butterfinger fun-size candy bars, whole
  • 1 package Eye candies, mini marshmallows, purple and white frosting, pink zots for decorating

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl of a stand mixer fitting with a paddle, combine peanut butter,butter or shortening, brown sugar, milk and vanilla on medium speed until just blended.
  3. Add the egg to the peanut butter mixture and continue to beat until blended.
  4. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt.
  5. With the mixer on low, slowly add the dry ingredients to the peanut butter mixture. Blend until the flour mixture is incorporated.
  6. Fold in the Butterfinger pieces until evenly distributed throughout the dough.
  7. Roll dough, about 2 tablespoons each, into balls and place on lined cookie sheet 2 inches apart.
  8. Bake in 350 degree oven for 10 – 15 minutes, until cookies begin to brown around the edges.
  9. Immediately after removing the cookies from the oven, place a whole Butterfinger Fun-Size bar into the center of each cookie and press down gently.
  10. Allow to cool until the chocolate has set. Decorate as desired.

Keywords: Halloween,cookie,peanut butter,monster