Peanut Butterfinger Cookies

by aimee @ shugarysweets on September 7, 2011

Chewy Butterfinger cookies: loaded with candy bars and flavor!

Last week, on an impulse, I bought a couple bags of fun size Butterfinger candy bars. I also bought Oreos, Reese’s PB cups, and some other junk. I had no plan for these candy bars, except to maybe sneak one every now and then. But then I realized something. I’m trying to get fit, and sneaking candy bars will not help.

So I made cookies instead. Totally rational.

Chewy Butterfinger cookies: loaded with candy bars and flavor!

Peanut Butterfinger Cookies


  • 1/2 cup butter, cold
  • 1/2 cup butter flavored Crisco
  • 1 cup peanut butter, creamy
  • 2 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 12.5 oz bag fun size Butterfingers (about 18), chopped


  1. Beat butter, crisco, peanut butter and brown sugar until creamy. Mix in vanilla, milk and eggs. Add flour, salt and baking soda, mix thoroughly.
  2. Fold in chopped candy bars. Drop by tablespoons onto a cookie sheet, press fork into tops to make criss-cross pattern. Bake in a 375 degree oven for about 10 minutes. Enjoy!

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{ 8 comments… read them below or add one }

Jocelyn September 7, 2011 at 12:44 pm

LOL! Your shopping cart sounds a lot like mine:-) Who needs real food when you can buy the yummy junk? Yummy cookies as always!!!


Lark (SparkyLarky)@ Lark's Country Heart September 7, 2011 at 1:51 pm

Aimee…I just love ya girl! We can go shopping together ANY TIME! :)
These cookies sound wonderful!


Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust September 7, 2011 at 6:19 pm

You sound like me. The cookies have to cancel out the candy calories, right? These look delicious! :)


Erin September 7, 2011 at 7:49 pm

Haha! Love the logic!


Miranda September 9, 2011 at 12:59 pm

Hey, I like your rationality! These cookies are right up my alley. Thank you for linking to Fat Camp Friday. Enjoy your weekend!


I Play Outside The Box September 10, 2011 at 5:27 pm

Atta girl…stretch those candy bars out some, that way they will last all the longer. lol


kewkew September 24, 2013 at 6:55 pm

num num, I love butterfingers, so I definitely have to try these.


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