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Frosted Candy Bar Sugar Cookies

Frosted Candy Bar Sugar Cookies

Crunchy peanut butter candy bars come in a variety of sizes from snack-size to jumbo. They turn sugar cookies into special treats!

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30 min
Prep Time
1 hr 30 min
Total Time



2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar

1 1/4 cups sugar

1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

3 large Land O Lakes® Eggs (yolks only)

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 cup coarsely chopped chocolate covered crunchy peanut butter candy bars, divided


2 cups powdered sugar

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

2 to 3 tablespoons milk


butter candy bars, divided

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine flour, baking soda and cream of tartar in bowl; set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine sugar and butter in another bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add egg yolks and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour mixture; beat at low speed just until mixed. Stir in 3/4 cup chopped candy bars.

  4. STEP 4

    Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls. Place onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes or until edges are golden brown and cookies are cracked on top. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.

  5. STEP 5

    Combine powdered sugar and 1/4 cup butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed, adding enough milk for desired frosting consistency. Frost cooled cookies; sprinkle with remaining chopped candy bars.

Nutrition (1 cookie)

130 Calories
6 Fat (g)
25 Cholesterol (mg)
75 Sodium (mg)
18 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
1 Protein (g)
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