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[Cookie Elf File #214] Easy Candy Bar Cookies: Use Your Leftover Halloween Candy
October 31, 2017
Dear Cookie Elf reader,

Welcome back to The Cookie Elf File! About once a week, The Elf sends you easy cookie recipes, cookie trivia and simple baking tips.

Candy overload? Use this easy Candy Bar Cookies recipe to use leftover Halloween treats. Enjoy!

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Feature: Easy Candy Bar Cookies: Use Up Your Leftover Candy

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These Candy Bar Cookies are a fun way to use candy that is leftover from Halloween or any other holiday.

And for those who eat only gluten free desserts … well, have at it!

You make the bars in 3 layers. First, you bake the cookie base. Once that comes out of the oven, spread dollops of peanut butter on the top and then sprinkle the surface with chopped candy.

Spoiler alert: these cookies are best after you chill them in the fridge.

But whether at room temperature or cold, they are hard to beat.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Bake time: 25-30 minutes
Makes 24-36 bars

Get the full Candy Bar Cookies recipe … and check out our Gluten Free Cookies Pinterest board for more cookie inspiration.

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That’s it for now. See you next time!

Happy baking,

Kathy, The Cookie Elf

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