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Butterfinger Cookie Cups

Butterfinger Cookie Cups

 

We had yet another flag football game last night.  I am so torn about the football schedule.  It is about 6 weeks long, but they have 2 practices a week, and then usually 2 games.  Part of me wishes they could space out the games, so it wasn’t so busy.  But on the other hand I am not sure I could do this for 10 weeks!

butterfinger cookies on a plate

Yesterday also marked another highlight for me.  My running is back!  Moving to Colorado really hurt my time.  I was 40 seconds per mile slower for the last 4 months.  It has not been fun.  But I am finally back.  My last 2 runs have been back to my pre-move time!  Now I am excited to start adding distance.  I can’t wait to run this summer while visiting my parents in Wisconsin to see what my time will be 🙂

butterfinger cookies on a plate

Ok, so onto the food.  I used Butterfinger mini’s for these, but you could use any mini candy bars.  I don’t know about you, but I still have lots of Easter candy that would be great for these.  Snickers, Twix, Peanut Butter Cups, heck even M&M’s would work.  Want to make it even easier? Use store bought chocolate chip cookie dough.

butterfinger cookies on a plate

Yield: 24

Butterfinger Cookie Cups

Butterfinger Cookie Cups

Chocolate Chip Cookie cups filled with mini Butterfinger candies

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, (recipe here)
  • Mini Butterfingers, (or other candy of your choice)
  • 1/3 cup Chocolate Chips
  • 1/3 cup Peanut Butter

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a mini muffin tin with non stick spray.
  2. Press 1 heaping tablespoon of cookie dough into each mini muffin tin. Bake for about 12 minutes, or until lightly browned. Remove from oven and press candy into the center of each cup. Cool for 5 minutes in pan. Remove onto wire rack to cool completely. Melt chocolate chips and peanut butter together. Drizzle melted chocolate over each cookie cup. Allow chocolate to harden before serving.

Nutrition Information

Yield

24

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 50Total Fat 3gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 0mgSodium 27mgCarbohydrates 5gFiber 0gSugar 3gProtein 1g

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Emily @ Life on Food

Monday 2nd of July 2012

I missed the whole cookie cup trend. These look amazing. I am thinking almond joys.

Happy When Not Hungry

Monday 30th of April 2012

Wow these look amazing! I've never thought to use my mini muffin tin for cookies. Such a great idea!

Lisa {AuthenticSuburbanGourmet}

Wednesday 25th of April 2012

I adore and love butterfingers AND in a cookie - now you are talking. Love how simple these are to make and I bet there are just wonderful!

Tiffany

Wednesday 25th of April 2012

Oh. My. Word. Cookie cups with candy make me a happy camper!

Sandra's Easy Cooking

Wednesday 25th of April 2012

Butterfinger Cookie Cups look so good! I could have few of those popping in my mouth...:)) Congrats on getting your running back..hopefully you will succeed! Good luck!

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