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Saturday, December 14, 2013

Cookies For Santa Blog Hop


Hello All!!!

Welcome to the Cookies For Santa Blog Hop!!!

You should of arrived here from TERESA'S blog!! If you did not, please start at the beginning at LISA'S blog!!!

Today's hop is a one day hop that focus' on HOLIDAY COOKIES! You know, like the kind you leave for the big man himself!

For my recipe today, I am giving you the recipe for SANTA'S SURPRISE cookies! They may not look so interesting or festive, but its kind of like Santa's Bag with these cookies....looks like just a sack, but INSIDE is where the magic is! You see, the SURPRISE of the Santa's Surprise cookies is a SNICKERS MINI BAR!!! WOO HOO! These cookies also go by the name SNICKERS SURPRISE! Snickers just might be my FAVORITE candy of ALL TIME!!! How can you go wrong with adding a snickers to a cookie? YOU CAN'T!!!!

Here is the recipe so you can make them for Christmas Eve for Santa to snack on!


Serves: 24 

Yield: dozen 
Units: US | Metric

1 cup butter, softened
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
24 Snickers miniature candy bars


Preheat oven to 300°F.
In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, and salt.
In a large bowl, mix together butter, peanut butter, and sugars until light and fluffy.
Add eggs and vanilla and combine thoroughly.
Then mix in flour mixture.
Cover and chill dough 2-3 hours.
To form cookie, scoop a tablespoon of chilled dough and flatten.
Place a miniature Snickers in the center and form the dough into a ball around the Snickers.
Place on a greased cookie sheet.
10 Bake for 10-20 minutes.
11 Cool cookies on a rack.
12 Optional: Decorate cookies with powdered sugar or drizzled melted chocolate or both.

Next up in the hop is SANDY!!

Blog Hop Line Up: 

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OK All! I hope to catch you Craftin' and Stampin'!!!


Debbie Rodgerson said...

those look delicious!!!!!

poohbear said...

New follower.
I love recipes.
Thank you for sharing.
mvanhoosan at gmail dot com

Gail said...

These are yummy cookies - I have tasted them in the past - Thanks for the hop! Have a Merry Christmas! email utb 01 @ att dot net

Rhonda Emery said...

thank you for the yummy ingredients. hugs

Ladybug said...

Oh my, a snicker surprise. How sweet! TFS! :-)

lindaplus3 said...

I sooooo agree with you.. Snickers are thee best,,, and I am definitely trying these ... Merry Christmas to you and yours :) lindaplusthree at yahoo dot com

Iris said...

SNICKERS? YES! I'd have to make the dough and then run out to buy the snickers to guarantee there would be enough left to add to the dough.
isoscia at aol dot com

Lynnie Einerson said...

YUM!!!! Wow, Jessica, where do you find the time for all of this?

Golden Goddess Designs said...

yummy! my son would enjoy making them, I am sharing the recipe!

Creative M said...

Yummy! I wish I had some cookies now...
Have a wonderful day,
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Jean Bullock said...

My oven isn't working but my eyes say those cookies look delicious. Thanks for the recipe. I followed you on GFC

marg0006 said...

Yummm! Thanks for the receipe.

marg0006 at Verizon dot net

Sandy Hentzel said...

Thanks for sharing and have a blessed day,
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Teresa said...

Thank you so much for sharing with us!

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