Snickers Stuffed Loaded Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Snickers Stuffed Loaded Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies Final 3Crack out your smelling salts….this dessert is a doozie! Yes, you read that title correctly!! Snickers Stuffed Loaded Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies….A mini snickers bar stuffed inside peanut butter oatmeal cookie dough that happens to be chock full of chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, white chocolate chips and rice krispies. Have you fainted yet?

I’m not gonna lie, these are pretty amazing and ridiculous. Every bite is has different tastes and the texture differences between the oats, rice krispies and melted snickers bar seriously drove me crazy. After I tore one of these warm little fat babies open, I was a goner. I think I gasped. LITERALLY gasped, people!!  There are no words to describe the beauty that is this cookie.  I then proceeded to eat an unidentified number of cookies. I would tell you the number, but I just don’t remember….so that equates to…..basically a lot! 

So, besides the smelling salts, have your gym membership cards handy too.

You’re welcome.

Cookies 1For these cookies, start by mixing some peanut butter, coconut oil, brown sugar and granulated sugar together in a bowl. If you don’t have coconut oil, softened butter works just fine too! :)

Cookies 2To that mixture, add in an egg

Cookies 3and some vanilla bean paste. I ran out of my vanilla extract but happened to have this on hand. Totally weird, right? Anyways, for all you normal folk, use plain vanilla. The increments for both are on the printable recipe.

cookies 5So you’re going to turn your mixer up and whip this mixture so it gets light and fluffy and turns a light coffee color.

Cookies ingredients 1Now comes all the dry ingredients….lots of pantry items here! Stir these in really slow and after they’re incorporated stop mixing.

Cookie Ingredients 2Ok, so now you can rummage through your pantries and see what you can find. I always seem to have 17 random 1/4 full bags of chips hanging around, so I tossed a bunch in to clean out my cupboard. Stir these in by hand and you’re ready to go.

cookies 6Now to assemble these ama-za-za-zing cookies, scoop about 8 cookies out with a small scoop.

cookies 7Press the dough down to flatten.

cookies 12Now grab those leftover snickers you forgot about from valentine’s day and unwrap. A great job for small hands!

cookies 8Place one of these little guys on each cookie dough landing pad…

cookies 9and top it off with another scoop of dough.

cookies 10Press this dough around the snickers to seal it in!

cookies 11Voila! You’re stuffed cookies! These should be the size of golf balls or slightly larger, but not by much.

cookies 13After 10 minutes or so in the oven, pull these cookies out of the oven and get your glass of milk ready.

Snickers Stuffed Loaded Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies Final 1After 5 minutes of cooling, you can dig in!! Just looking at these, they look like a normal cookie, right?

Snickers Stuffed Loaded Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies Final 2WRONG! Once you dig in, everyone will be surprised by what’s waiting for them!! Mmmm….

We ADORED these and they didn’t last long at all!! Find a cooking buddy and make these today!! :) Happy Wednesday!

Snickers Stuffed Loaded Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Yield: 1 1/2 dozen, approximately

Ingredients:

1/4 cup smooth peanut butter
1/4 cup coconut oil, or softened butter
6 tablespoons brown sugar
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
1/4 teaspoon vanilla bean paste or 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup + 1 tablespoons all purpose flour
1 cup quick cooking oats
3/4 cup baking chips {butterscotch, chocolate, white, etc.}
1/3 cup rice krispies cereal
18 snack size snickers candy bars, unwrapped

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside.

In a large bowl, cream butters and sugars together. Stir in egg and vanilla bean paste and whip until light in color and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Slowly stir in baking soda, salt, flour and oats until just combined. Stir in remaining ingredients, excluding the snickers, by hand. Using a cookie scoop, create 8 cookie dough balls on your prepared baking sheet. Press dough down flat. Top with a mini snickers bar and place another scoop of cookie dough over top. Press the dough around the snickers bar to cover completely. Bake 9-11 minutes or until cookie starts to turn light golden brown on the bottom. Cool 3-5 minutes before removing to a cooling rack. Serve warm with milk! YUM!

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45 Responses to “Snickers Stuffed Loaded Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies”

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    Shannon — February 29, 2012 at 3:06 pm

    Wow!!! These cookies look insanely delicious! I think I know what I’m doing this weekend :)

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    Colleen @ What's Baking in the Barbershop?! — February 29, 2012 at 3:15 pm

    Wow, these look INCREDIBLE! Pinning it :)

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    Kathryn — February 29, 2012 at 3:18 pm

    Oh amazing! Incidentally, vanilla bean paste = best thing ever.

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    Maria — February 29, 2012 at 3:21 pm

    I will take a dozen! Yay for pb oatmeal cookie day:)

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    Julie @ Table for Two — February 29, 2012 at 3:27 pm

    Yum! These look amazing and I love the surprise inside :) I’m obsessed with my vanilla bean paste. I loooove that when you make icing with it, the specks of bean are so prominent!

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    Chelsea @ Naturally Sweet Recipes — February 29, 2012 at 3:28 pm

    Holy cow, these look insanely good!!! If only I could eat peanuts!!!

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    Cassie — February 29, 2012 at 3:29 pm

    I was close, I guessed oreo-stuffed. Love these!

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    Emilie @ Emilie's Enjoyables — February 29, 2012 at 3:30 pm

    That cookie dough alone looks amazing, I can’t even imagine adding a snickers to the middle.

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    DessertForTwo — February 29, 2012 at 3:46 pm

    Triple chips + a Snickers?! Slap me til Tuesday, I’ve got to have these!!

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    Rachel @ The Avid Appetite — February 29, 2012 at 3:53 pm

    ah these look truly unbelievable. I’ve yet to make stuffed cookies but I really need to get on this! Yum!

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    HRCK the Herald — February 29, 2012 at 4:25 pm

    HOLY SMOKES. These stopped me dead in my tracks. I want them IMMEDIATELY!!

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    Sonia the Mexigarian — February 29, 2012 at 4:32 pm

    Stumbled here via Jenna, and I am glad I did. I now know what cookies I will be giving the new neighbors when we meet them on Sunday. :D bahahaha.

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    Renee @ Tortillas and Honey — February 29, 2012 at 4:34 pm

    Yes! I love this! Gonna save this recipe.

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    Megan Pence — February 29, 2012 at 5:03 pm

    I love you. That is all.

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    Natalie @ Cooking for My Kids — February 29, 2012 at 5:47 pm

    I can totally see why they did not last long. They look amazing, and the combination of flavors is just perfect. I cannot wait to try these. Yummy!

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    Laurie {Simply Scratch} — February 29, 2012 at 6:37 pm

    Oh no you didn’t!? Looks amazing Lauren!

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    Erin — February 29, 2012 at 6:49 pm

    Oh heck yes. I even have leftover mini peanut butter snickers to shove into these.

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    Tara @ Chip Chip Hooray — February 29, 2012 at 7:28 pm

    You’re an evil genius, Lauren. :)

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    Lauren at Keep It Sweet — February 29, 2012 at 7:29 pm

    I can imagine those would disappear very quickly!

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    Baking Serendipity — March 1, 2012 at 3:45 am

    I don’t think you’ve left out a single indulgence of mine. Love, love, love these!

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    Jolene (www.everydayfoodie.ca) — March 1, 2012 at 3:47 am

    WOW! I can’t wait to try these! My little nephew has been loving Snickers lately, so I will have to make these for him.

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    Stefanie @ Sarcastic Cooking — March 1, 2012 at 4:12 am

    Woah!!!! I am drooling! I need these in my life ASAP!!! PS I love your pictures with the names of the ingredients on them, so clever!

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    Averie @ Love Veggies and Yoga — March 1, 2012 at 4:59 am

    snickers, white and dark choc chips AND butterscotch, rice krispies, oats…you just named and made my perfect cookie!

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    Sara {Home is Where the Cookies Are} — March 1, 2012 at 11:45 am

    Umm, geesh. I actually AM ‘snickering’ right now. Could you load these with any more ridiculous deliciousness?? How could anyone say no to these? and then when they didn’t say no and ate one, how could they not pass out???

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    Sally @ Spontaneous Hausfrau — March 1, 2012 at 1:03 pm

    I gasped when I read the title! Snickers are my absolute FAVORITE, so these sound SO over-the-top delicious.

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    Erin — March 1, 2012 at 1:45 pm

    Haha yes, I think smelling salts and a gym membership would be important here. These look unbelievable!

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    Diane — March 1, 2012 at 1:51 pm

    Can’t wait to try these! Might have to make a double batch cuz I’m pretty sure I might have to “sample” quite a few of ‘em. Depending on how many got baked after I “sampled” the dough….:-)

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    Katrina @ In Katrina's Kitchen — March 1, 2012 at 2:25 pm

    Lauren I can’t even get past the totle of these without wanting to pass out from sheer happiness. Wowza!

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    Steve @ the black peppercorn — March 1, 2012 at 3:02 pm

    wow – what a great idea. These look so delicious. I have to say Lauren that I just love the detailed photo instructions that you give.

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    Erin @ Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts — March 1, 2012 at 4:51 pm

    Oh my deliciousness! So much yummy gooey goodness in one little cookie!

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    Marjory Betchkal — March 1, 2012 at 7:04 pm

    You always amaze me. First of all I absolutely love reading your descriptions of what you have made. You can almost taste what you write. Second, you have the most incredible recipies EVER!

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    Catherine Martinelli — March 1, 2012 at 8:21 pm

    Hi Lauren
    Just saw your recipe at lds living. congrats on always having delicious recipes.
    So good

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    Jenni — March 1, 2012 at 11:14 pm

    These look Seriously dangerous! I love that you called them “warm little fat babies!” lol

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    Katie @ OhShineOn — March 1, 2012 at 11:17 pm

    I’m really wishing my apple right now tasted like one of these cookies!

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    amy — March 1, 2012 at 11:45 pm

    looks yummy!

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    Jennifer — March 2, 2012 at 2:33 am

    Your pics are amazing, btw. I feel like I could pluck one of those cookies right off my screen.

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    Donna English — March 4, 2012 at 4:52 am

    Yum! I wish I had one or four about now! :D

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    Marilyn Brennan — March 20, 2012 at 6:23 pm

    Well, you sure do know how to make the cookies, and make them tempting!

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    Sally @ sally's baking addiction — March 20, 2012 at 8:37 pm

    hi Lauren! I just stumbled upon these AMAZING cookies on pinterest. I made similar snickers stuffed cookies last month. I am definitely going to make these soon though. Such a great recipe!

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    Jamie — March 23, 2012 at 4:11 am

    I’m pretty sure I just gained 3 pounds eating one… but they are soooo good!!! My students are going to love me tomorrow!

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    anita — September 22, 2013 at 3:01 pm

    OMG>… I absolutely want these. Can I use diabetes as an excuse for eating all this PB???

    Lauren, I have not been getting your blog lately???

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