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monster cookie recipe

Monster Cookies

Monster Mash Cookies are a fun twist on Monster Cookies for Halloween. Thick, chewy Monster Cookie recipe loaded with pretzels, salted caramel chips, Reese's Pieces and candy corn that will make you feel like a kid again.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies, easy recipe, fall, halloween
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 24
Author Julie Blanner

Ingredients

  • 1 c butter
  • 3/4 c sugar
  • 1 c brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 c flour
  • 3/4 c pretzels crushed
  • 1/2 c Hershey's Sea Salt Caramel Chips
  • 1/2 c Reese's Pieces
  • 1/2 c candy corn

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Brown butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat until it has a nutty aroma. Set aside and allow to cool.
  3. Combine sugars and vanilla, blend brown butter in.
  4. Gently mix in eggs, careful to not overmix.
  5. Add flour, sprinkle baking soda, baking powder, and salt over the top of mixture and fold in until just combined.

  6. Fold in pretzels, salted caramel chips and Reese's Pieces.
  7. Make dough balls and inserTip: I always use a cookie scoop so I get pretty cookies that are consistent in size without a lot of effort. A cookie scoop also make it easier to stuff cookies.t a candy corn. Drop onto parchment lined cookie sheet.

  8. Bake 10 minutes, remove from oven and carefully add candy corn to top so it doesn't melt. Bake 2 minutes, remove from oven and allow to cool.

Recipe Notes

You don't have to brown the butter, softened butter will work. Brown butter just adds more flavor.

Optional: crack sea salt on top just before baking.

Best served slightly warm. Can microwave 10 seconds to achieve.

Use parchment paper.

I always use a cookie scoop so I get pretty cookies that are consistent in size without a lot of effort. A cookie scoop also make it easier to stuff cookies.