Peanut Butter-Caramel Candy Bites with Colorful Candies

Peanut Butter-Caramel Candy Bites With Colorful CandiesRecipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Harget
Use refrigerated dough as the base for these candy-filled peanut butter cookies. Your kids will love helping make these...right before they gobble them up.


Makes 2 dozen

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Bake: 15 Minutes


1 (16.5-oz.) package refrigerated peanut butter cookie dough
24 bite-size chocolate-covered caramel-peanut nougat bars
72 candy-coated chocolate pieces


Preheat oven to 350°. Shape cookie dough into 24 (1-inch) balls, and place in cups of lightly greased miniature muffin pans. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove from oven, and press 1 bite-size chocolate-covered caramel-peanut nougat bar into each cookie. Sprinkle cookies evenly with candy-coated chocolate pieces.

Note: We tested with Snickers and M & M's.