Monster Chocolate-Toffee Cookies


Monster chocolate cookie recipes transform into Christmas desserts when you opt for red and green candy-coated chocolate pieces. At other times of the year, make these chocolate toffee cookies with rainbow-hued candies.

Monster Chocolate-Toffee Cookies
Photo: Kritsada Panichgul
Prep Time:
35 mins
Bake Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
24 cookies


  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • ½ cup shortening

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  • ½ cup granulated sugar

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 2 ¾ cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 cup red and green candy-coated chocolate pieces

  • 1 cup toffee pieces

  • cup pecans, coarsely chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl combine butter and shortening. Beat with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add brown sugar, granulated sugar, baking soda, and salt. Beat until combined, scraping side of bowl occasionally. Beat in eggs and vanilla until combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour. Stir in chocolate pieces, toffee pieces, and pecans.

  2. Drop dough by a cookie scoop or 1/4-cup measure 4 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are light brown. Cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack; cool completely.


Layer cookies between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

316 Calories
18g Fat
38g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 316
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 34mg 11%
Sodium 152mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Total Sugars 26g
Protein 3g
Calcium 20.2mg 2%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Potassium 99mg 2%
Fatty acids, total trans 1g
Folate, total 32.3mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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