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Chocolate Bar Surprise Cookies


2 hours
Skill Level
60 cookies

If you like rocky road ice cream, you'll love these rocky road brownies topped with marshmallows, chocolate chips and crunchy nuts.

Ingredients & Directions


  • 2 cups
    HERSHEY'S and REESE'S candy bars, chopped (any combination)
  • 2-1/2 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 cup
    butter or margarine (2 sticks) , softened
  • 3/4 cup
    granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup
    packed light brown sugar
  • 1
    vanilla extract
  • 2
  • 1 cup
    nuts chopped (optional)

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven oven
mixing bowl mixing bowl
mixer mixer
measuring cup measuring cups
rubber scraper rubber scraper
pan cookie sheet
wire rack wire rack

Heat oven to 350°F. Remove wrappers from candies. Cut each candy into 1/2-inch pieces; set aside.


Stir together flour, baking soda and salt. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until creamy. Add eggs; beat well. Gradually add flour mixture, beating well. Stir in candy pieces and nuts, if desired. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheet.


Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.

Baking Tip

This is a great cookie for using leftover candies from holidays.

Additional questions?