When we moved to our new house in August, my husband joked that he would run to the grocery store to have all the ingredients for cookies easily on hand, so I could bake the first cookies of the new house. I think he was actually serious, but he had to wait more than a week to get these tasty cookies from Bakers Royale. I made a batch of these, partially to share with our neighbors who gifted us a delicious casserole and bottle of win our first weekend here. (We are blessed with good neighbors ... or at least neighbors who share food with us!)
These are good cookies. If you have someone who is a fan of Snickers, these are for them!
2 cups flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
2 sticks butter
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. vanilla
2 large eggs
1 1/2 cup sliced Snickers, (approximately one bag of mini size Snickers)
1 cup chocolate chips
Combine flour and baking soda in a bowl. Place 10 Tbsp. butter in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat
until melted, about 2 minutes. Continue cooking and using the handle of
pan to swirl the butter around in the skillet. Swirl butter constantly
until it becomes a dark golden brown in color and gives off a nutty
aroma, 1 to 3 minutes. Remove skillet from heat, and transfer browned
butter to large heatproof bowl. Stir remaining 6 Tbsp. butter
into hot butter until completely melted.
Add both sugars, salt and vanilla to brown butter mixture, and whisk
until fully incorporated. Add eggs, and whisk until mixture is smooth
with no sugar lumps remaining, about 30 seconds. Rest mixture for 3
minutes, and then whisk for another 30 seconds. Repeat process of resting
and whisking 2 more times until mixture is thick, smooth and shiny.
Using a sturdy rubber spatula or wooden spoon, stir in flour mixture until
just combined, about 1 minute. Stir in chocolate chips, and ensure no flour pockets remain.
Scoop approximately two heaping tablespoons of dough, flatten it into a round disc and place a Snickers slice on top. Fold
edges over Snickers to seal it in. Place cookies 2 inches apart on parchment
lined baking sheets. Press extra Snickers into the top of the cookie.
Bake cookies 1 sheet at a time until cookies are golden brown and
still puffy and edges have begun to set but centers are still soft,
about 10 to 14 minutes. Transfer baking sheet to wire rack to cool
cookies. Makes 24 cookies.