¾cupunsalted butter (1½ sticks )at room temperature
¾cuplight brown sugar
2cupssifted all-purpose flour
¼cupDutch processed cocoa powder
2cupschopped candy barsM&M's, Whoppers and other chocolate candy
½cupbroken pretzel pieces
1. Heat oven to 350°F. In a mixing bowl cream together butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar. Add the egg and vanilla and beat until fluffy. Stir in the salt, baking soda and flour until dough forms. Remove and reserve half of the dough. Blend cocoa with dough remaining in mixing bowl.
2. Gently fold ¾ cup of the candy into the vanilla dough and ¾ cup into the chocolate dough. Use a cookie scoop to make balls of each dough. Cut balls in half; combine a vanilla half and a chocolate half to form each cookie. Press cookies down slightly on baking sheets and top with remaining ½ cup candy and pretzel pieces. Bake until light golden around the edges and still soft in the center, 12 to 13 min. Cool on baking sheet for 2 min, then remove to cool completely. Makes 16 cookies.
What a great way to use that Halloween candy! Favorite cookie. Favorite candy.