Baby Ruth Cookies
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Baby Ruth Cookies

Course Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword baby-ruth-cookies, candy-bar-cookies
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Cooling time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 32 minutes
Servings 28 cookies
Author Melissa Sperka

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus 2 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup salted butter softened
  • 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 11.5 oz package fun size Baby Ruth candy bars unwrapped and cubed

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line 4 standard size cookie sheets with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda. (A whisk works perfectly)
  • In a medium-size mixing bowl using an electric mixer, cream together butter, light brown sugar, granulated sugar and vanilla. Beat on medium for 3-4 minutes or until light and creamy.
  • Add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition. Stop and scrape the bowl periodically..
  • Lower the speed of the mixer. Add sifted dry ingredients gradually, beating well after each addition. Stop and scrape the bowl periodically. The dough will be thick.
  • Mix cubed candy into the dough by hand.
  • Use a 2 oz ice cream scoop to divide the cookie dough. Place onto the parchment paper at least 2-inches apart. Depending on size of pans used about 8-10 cookies/pan.
  • Bake for 12-14 minutes.
  • Cool on the pan for 10 minutes, then remove to a cooling rack to cool completely.