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Butterfinger Monster Cookies Recipe

Butterfinger Monster Cookies

Butterfinger Monster Cookies are packed with chocolate, peanut butter, M&Ms, and crunchy Butterfinger pieces. This easy recipe is perfect for satisfying your sweet cravings.

Hey there, my friend! Get ready to embark on a delicious adventure with these monstrously good Butterfinger Monster Cookies. This is not your ordinary cookie recipe; it’s a symphony of sweet and salty, crunchy and chewy textures, packed with chocolatey goodness, creamy peanut butter, colorful M&Ms, and of course, the irresistible crunch of Butterfingers. 

These cookies are perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth, sharing with friends, or just enjoying a delicious treat on a cozy night.

So, let’s gather our ingredients and get ready to bake up a batch of these monster cookies that will make you a baking legend!

Utensils You Need:

Gather these tools to bake your monster cookies:

  1. Large mixing bowl
  2. Medium mixing bowl
  3. Whisk or electric mixer
  4. Baking sheets
  5. Parchment paper

The Recipe

Butterfinger Monster Cookies

Butterfinger Monster Cookies

These cookies are a delicious combination of peanut butter, chocolate, oats, and Butterfinger candy pieces.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 12 large cookies
Calories 350 kcal


  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • ¾ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ¾ cup packed light brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups quick oats
  • 1 cup chopped Butterfinger candy bars
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup M&M’s candy


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees Celsius). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, cream together butter, peanut butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs one at a time, then stir in vanilla extract.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt.
  • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined.
  • Fold in the oats, chopped Butterfingers, chocolate chips, and M&M’s.
  • Drop the dough by rounded tablespoons onto the prepared baking sheets, spacing them about 2 inches apart.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the edges are golden brown and the centers are set.
  • Let cool on baking sheets for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.


  1. If the dough is too sticky, you can chill it in the refrigerator for 30 minutes before scooping.
  2. Feel free to use your favorite type of chocolate chips or M&M’s.
  3. You can also add other ingredients to the dough, such as chopped nuts or shredded coconut.
Keyword baking, Butterfinger, chocolate chip cookies, Dessert, easy, monster cookies, oatmeal cookies, peanut butter cookies, snack

Cook method: Baking

Season: All seasons

Alternative Ingredients:

If you do not have the ingredients I listed above, do not worry. You can swap them out for the alternatives below:

Unsalted butterSalted butter or margarine
Light brown sugarDark brown sugar
Quick oatsRolled oats
Butterfinger candy barsHeath bars or any chocolate candy bars
Chocolate chipsButterscotch chips or peanut butter chips

What to Serve with Butterfinger Monster Cookies:

You can pair these delicious Butterfinger Monster Cookies with the following:

  • A cold glass of milk for the classic cookie and milk combo.
  • A warm cup of coffee or hot chocolate for a cozy treat.
  • A scoop of vanilla ice cream for an extra-indulgent dessert.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I use crunchy peanut butter?

Yes, you can use crunchy peanut butter if you prefer extra texture in your cookies.

Can I make these cookies ahead of time?

Yes, you can make the dough ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator for up to 2 days or freeze it for up to 3 months. Thaw frozen dough in the refrigerator overnight before baking.

Can I freeze baked cookies?

Yes, baked cookies can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days or frozen for up to 3 months.

Can I use a different type of chocolate candy?

Yes, you can use any type of chocolate candy you like, such as chopped Snickers, Milky Way, or Twix bars.

Can I make these cookies gluten-free?

Yes, you can use a gluten-free flour blend instead of all-purpose flour to make these cookies gluten-free.

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