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Homemade Twix Cookies

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Twix Cookies are one of our favorite candy bars around here. I am so excited about these Twix cookies that will be everyone’s new favorite!

I love sharing delicious cookies on the blog, and these Twix Cookies are probably among my favorite. They are rich, creamy, with a nice caramel balance. They are purely irresistible. If you like caramel desserts, I recommend you try the Rolo Stuffed Salted Caramel Cookies or the Caramel Toffee Poke Cake.

Twix Cookies

Homemade Twix Cookies

Twix Cookies are the perfect treat to have when you crave a caramel dessert. They are easy to make, and the ingredient mix gives them the perfect balance. The cookies are not too sweet, and the caramel with butter base give them the perfect nice chewy center. The chocolate layer is a nice addition to them, and is what gives them the bold and rich flavor. They are the closest and most delicious treat to the Twix candies put in a cookie form!

Why you will love these Twix Cookies:

  • Firstly, the Twis flavor is front and center.
  • They are perfect hostess gift.
  • Great project to make with kids.
  • Rich in chocolate and full of caramel!
  • Foolproof, easy to follow recipe.
  • Perfect for the holiday season.

What Ingredients are needed to make the Twix Cookies?

Cookie Layer:

  • 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups flour
  • 3/4 tsp salt

Caramel layer:

  • 15 oz bag of Kraft caramel
  • 2 Tbsp evaporated milk

Chocolate layer:

  • 2 cups Ghiradellhi melting chocolate



Twix Cookies

How to make the perfect Twix Cookies?

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, add your butter and sugar and using an electric mixer cream the ingredients together.
  3. Add vanilla, flour and salt and mix until well combined.
  4. Using a cutting board or your counter add flour to the surface.
  5. Roll the dough out to 1/2 inch thick.
  6. With a small circle cookie cutter, cut out cookies.
  7. Line a baking pan with parchment paper and place the cookies onto the baking sheet.
  8. Bake for 14-16 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven and let cookies cool completely.
  10. In a medium sauce pan add your caramel and evaporated milk.
  11. Have your heat set to medium and stir until melted.
  12. Take a spoon and scoop melted caramel onto the cookies and spread from edge to edge covering the whole surface.
  13. Let the cookie sit for the caramel to set.
  14. In a small microwave safe bowl, melt chocolate wafers for 30 seconds and repeat as needed.
  15. Spread over the tops of cooled caramel.
  16. Let chocolate set before eating and serving.

Twix Cookies

How long will the Twix Cookies stay fresh?

The cookies will stay fresh at room temperature for about 4-5 days.

How to freeze Twix Cookies:

Cool the cookies completely and fully wrap it in plastic wrap, tightly. After that wrap in aluminum foil. Freeze for up to 2-3 months. Defrost before serving.

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Servings: 24 cookies

Twix Cookies

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
 
Twix Cookies are one of our favorite candy bars around here. I am so excited about these Twix cookies that will be everyone's new favorite!

Ingredients

Cookie:

  • 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups flour
  • 3/4 tsp salt

Caramel layer:

  • 15 oz bag of Kraft caramel
  • 2 Tbsp evaporated milk

Chocolate layer:

  • 2 cups Ghiradellhi melting chocolate

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, add your butter and sugar and using an electric mixer cream the ingredients together.
  3. Add vanilla, flour and salt and mix until well combined.
  4. Using a cutting board or your counter add flour to the surface.
  5. Roll the dough out to 1/2 inch thick.
  6. With a small circle cookie cutter, cut out cookies.
  7. Line a baking pan with parchment paper and place the cookies onto the baking sheet.
  8. Bake for 14-16 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven and let cookies cool completely.
  10. In a medium sauce pan add your caramel and evaporated milk.
  11. Have your heat set to medium and stir until melted.
  12. Take a spoon and scoop melted caramel onto the cookies and spread from edge to edge covering the whole surface.
  13. Let the cookie sit for the caramel to set.
  14. In a small microwave safe bowl, melt chocolate wafers for 30 seconds and repeat as needed.
  15. Spread over the tops of cooled caramel.
  16. Let chocolate set before eating and serving.
Nutrition Facts
Twix Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 321 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 121mg 5%
Potassium 104mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 39g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 24g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 7.3%
Vitamin C 0.1%
Calcium 3.7%
Iron 6.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

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