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Homemade Twix Cookies

Shortbread cookies topped with caramel and drizzled with chocolate are an awesome treat to make for special occasions.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword homemade twix cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Ang Paris

Ingredients

Cookie

  • cup Unsalted Butter softened
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 Egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • cups all-purpose flour

Filling

  • 14 soft caramel candies
  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream

Chocolate Drizzle

  • 6 ounce milk chocolate chips

Instructions

Cookie

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Combine ⅔ cup butter, sugar, egg yolks and vanilla in bowl.
  • Beat at medium speed, making sure to scrape the bowl.
  • Add flour and beat at low speed until well mixed.
  • Cover and refrigerate until firm.
  • Roll dough into 1-inch balls and place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  • Press your thumb into the center of each cookie.
  • Bake 7-10 minutes or until edges begin to brown.
  • Cool completely.

Filling

  • Melt the caramel and heavy cream in the microwave in 30 second intervals, stirring in between until it is fully melted.
  • Fill each indentation with the caramel.

Topping

  • Melt chocolate in a microwave stirring 30 seconds at a time until smooth.
  • You can use a small piping bag OR a freezer bag with the corner snipped with kitchen sheers to spread a small drizzle over the top of each cookie.

Notes

You can make ahead and freeze the shortbread dough. After the dough thaws, follow the steps for baking as normal.